ERIC Number: ED413318
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The President's Challenge Physical Fitness Program Packet, 1997-98.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC.
The President's Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Program makes four awards: The Presidential Physical Fitness Award recognizes those students who score at or about the 85th percentile on all five tests; the National Physical Fitness Award for those in the 50th to 84th percentile; the Participant Award for those who fall below the 50th percentile on any one test item; and the Health Fitness Award recognizing students who maintain a healthy level of fitness. This packet contains: a letter from President Bill Clinton; a message from the President's Council on Physical Fitness; the test manual, including objectives, descriptions, and scoring for each activity, modifications for students with disabilities, and standards for each test; body mass index scale; fitness highlights; descriptions and order information for awards; state champion entry form; physical fitness and health fitness scorecards; information on physical fitness demonstration centers; a list of additional resources; and President's Challenge apparel descriptions and order information. A fact sheet and poster come with the packet. (ND)
Descriptors: Awards, Body Composition, Calisthenics, Child Health, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise, Health Related Fitness, Physical Fitness, Physical Fitness Tests, Standards
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 738H, Washington, DC 20201.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC.