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The Institute of Medicine says this is necessary to help confront a "pandemic" of physical inactivity that has contributed to a critical national health challenge.

How prescriptive can physical education assessments get? Take a look.

At a time when young Americans are fatter than ever, a new report says that the effectiveness of physical education programs in public schools is being watered down by loopholes in state laws and reports that 30 states allow students to earn physical education credits by taking online phys ed courses.