phys ed


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phys ed

(fĭz′ ĕd′)
n. Informal
Physical education.
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Lerner says the idea of alternative phys ed activities is no longer revolutionary, and a number of neighboring schools now offer everything from kickboxing to hip-hop dancing.
The obvious substitute: phys ed that focuses, at least for those not bent on athletic stardom, on fitness, agility, nutrition, healthy lifestyle.
Skirts inhibit girls' freedom of movement on the playground and in gym (elementary school kids wear their regular clothes for phys ed, if they have it at all), and even in just sitting on the floor to hear a story.
Our phys ed instructor, during his first talk on health, made the comment that he was aware of the Catholic position on homosexuality, but the reality was that we were going to be teaching homosexuals, so it was an issue we could no longer shut our eyes to.
By refusing to change her Doc Martens for proper gym footwear and by refusing to participate in the phys ed curriculum, Tish, like so many students, is telling us the only way she knows how that she has bruises, welts, or that she can't uncover her body for anyone's eyes because she believes others can see her sexual abuse.
Daily physical education classes are vital to the health of American youngsters, said Arnold, who noted that only one state--Illinois--requires daily phys ed.
Nor is objecting to dissection the same as objecting to phys ed or algebra.
Schools did not close, but officials announced that there would be no phys ed classes for the time being and students would be kept indoors.
25, 2010, "Phys Ed: Does Music Make You Exercise Harder?" by Gretchen Reynolds, http://well.bhgs.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/phys-ed-does-music-make-you-exercise-harder/
The Don Davis Physical Education Act seeks to clarify the intent of a bill passed last year and requires all elementary schools to provide 150 minutes of exercise each week beginning in fall 2008 and all middle schools to offer daily phys ed classes beginning in fall 2009.
The college's academic dance major, instituted the following year, was given its own department, unlike the dance at University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was under the aegis of phys ed.
You soon may be twisting yourself like a pretzel in phys ed. Sound stressful?