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PE vs PA
PE Is Different From PA
"Free play," as scientists call it, is critical for becoming socially adept, coping with stress and building cognitive skills such as problem solving.
PE (physical education) provides physical activity to all children and teaches them the skills and knowledge needed to establish and sustain an active lifestyle.
PA (physical activity) is bodily movement of any type and may include recreational, fitness, and sport activities as well as daily activities such as raking leaves.
NASPE recommends 60 minutes of physical activity a day for children and adolescents.
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