Physical Education Time Line and Ojectives Essay

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History of Physical Education Event Date: | Event Title: | Event Description: | | 1st Nov, 1600 | Overview of Physical Education | Quick Over View of Physical Education History | | 1st Jan, 1774 | First Physical Education Teacher | Johann Friedrich Simon was the First Modern Physical Education teacher; he was a part of the curriculum at Johann Basedow's Philanthropinum in Dessau, Germany. The Philanthropinum was an experimental school with a portion of its curriculum devoted to physical training, including fencing, horseback riding, dancing, and ball games. | | 1st Jan, 1810 | Begining development of physical training | Friedrich Jahn was known as the father of gymnastics and began working outdoors with his students playing …show more content…
This was the beginning of the foundation for physical education. In 1957 President Eisenhower acted on his dismay at the physical weakness of American youth and being bringing physical education to the surface. | | 2nd Nov, 1972 | Title IX | "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance..." Title IX was a breaking movement that opened the door for women in fitess. | | 1st Jan, 1990 | Americans with Disabilities Act | This act mandated an end to discrimination against individuals based on disabilities. The five areas this law addressed included employment practices, public accommodations, public services, transportation, and telecommunications. In accordance with sport and physical education, the law requires that all sport and recreational. Facilities must provide for equal access to individuals with disabilities. | | 1st Jan, 2001 | No Child Left Behind Act | This Act of Congress was a reauthorization and major revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. It was originally proposed by President George W. Bush and required states to develop assessments in basic

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