SHAPE America Best of 2022

Take a look at these popular articles, blog posts
and resources from 2022!

As 2022 comes to a close, we’ve compiled the most popular resources, articles, blog posts, podcast episodes, and videos of the year. If you’re looking for top health and physical education content, this is a great place to start!

Member Journals
Our four member journals publish over 150 articles in any given volume year. These were the most downloaded in 2022.


American Journal of Health Education (AJHE)
Use of Outdoor Education to Increase Physical Activity and Science Learning among Low-Income Children from Urban Schools
Jessica Peacock, April Bowling, Kevin Finn & Kyle McInnis

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD)
Reimagining the Youth Sport System Across the United States: A Commentary From the 2020–2021 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board
Meredith A. Whitley, Alan L. Smith, Travis E. Dorsch, Matthew T. Bowers, Erin E. Centeio & the 2020–2021 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board

Integrating Skill-Related Components of Fitness into Physical Education
Thomas DeMet & Zachary Wahl-Alexander

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES)
Rationale for the Essential Components of Physical Education
Shannon L. Michael, Carly Wright, Amelia Mays Woods, Hans van der Mars, Timothy A. Brusseau, David F. Stodden, Sheri L. Burson, Jenna Fisher, Chad M. Killian, Shannon C. Mulhearn, Danielle R. Nesbitt & Christopher D. Pfledderer


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Top 5 Health & PE Resources
Have you seen SHAPE America’s Download Library? It’s filled with classroom ready, teacher-friendly resources — and most of them are free to all! Here are the most-downloaded resources for 2021:



SEL Crosswalks for Physical Education and Health Education


Elementary Posters: National Standards for K-12 Physical Education and Health Education


Scope & Sequence for K-12 Physical Education


Lesson Plans: Moving With Words & Actions


Jr. NBA Grades K-2 Physical Education Curriculum

Popular Digital Content
SHAPE America publishes Momentum magazine, guidance documents, advocacy resources, and other digital content on the Issuu platform. Here’s a glimpse at some of the most popular content from 2022.


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