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Physical Education and Recreation: Websites

Websites

SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators)

SHAPE America formerly known as The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting professionals involved in physical education, recreation, fitness, sport and coaching, dance, health education and promotion, and all specialties related to achieving a healthy and active lifestyle.

International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance

ICHPER·SD is committed to fostering the essence of education in HPERSD fields through international understanding and goodwill, safeguarding peace, freedom, and respect for human dignity. ICHPER·SD is committed to promoting quality HPERSD programs, professional standards, scholarly pursuits, research, and exchanges of knowledge among its constituent members, as well as other concerned professionals and institutions. ICHPER·SD is committed to searching for knowledge through promoting research and development in areas relating to HPERSD--(a) teaching, coaching, and learning process; (b) curriculum standards and program development; (c) administration and organization of programs in educational and community-based institutions; (d) the relationship to physical activity on physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development; (e) standards for professional practice, guidelines, and ethics; and (f) other areas of interest as determined by the Research Committee or constituent members.