SHAPE America SHAPE America provides comprehensive resources, support, and programs to help practitioners improve their skills and further the health and well-being of the American public.
California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance CAHPERD promotes healthful lifestyles through quality education and leadership to school, community, and statewide programs in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, dance, and other movement-related programs.
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Scholarly vs. Popular Sources Distinguishing between scholarly journals and popular periodicals.
ERIC Documents Tips on identifying and retrieving non-journal literature using the ERIC database.
Tests and Measurements Tests, reviews, and resources for finding testing instruments.
Kinesiology research guide.
Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks from the California Department of Education.
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