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Ch 24: Laws & Legislation Affecting Physical Education

About This Chapter

This chapter was developed around the subject of laws and legislation affecting physical education. Institutions and instructors need to be aware of issues and trends in physical education, as well as standards and legal liabilities, which are all covered in these lessons.

Laws & Legislation Affecting Physical Education - Chapter Summary

Study.com experts designed the lessons in this chapter on the subject of laws and legislation affecting physical education. Physical education is a fundamental part of K-12 programs in the American school system. Lessons discuss codes of conduct, legal requirements, and ethical standards on this topic. PE now extends beyond the fun team sports that used to dominate. Learning objectives and student goals play much more of a role in physical education than with previous generations.

While studying these lessons, you will be getting familiar with such information as:

  • Physical education activities and how they are affected by current issues, laws and trends
  • Physical education liability and legal considerations
  • Current trends having to do with physical education
  • Putting together physical education instruction around government standards and that take into account student goals

Each lesson comes with a short, self-assessment quiz you can use to make sure you understood what was covered in the lesson. You can submit any questions you have directly to the lesson instructor.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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