About SHAPE America
Who We Are
America – Society of Health and Physical Educators is committed to ensuring all
children have the opportunity to lead healthy, physically active lives. As the
nation's largest membership organization of health and physical education
professionals, SHAPE America works with its 50 state affiliates and national
partners to support initiatives such as the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, Let's Move! Active Schools and the Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart
its founding in 1885, the organization has defined excellence in health and physical
education, and our resources provide the leadership, professional development
and advocacy that support health and physical educators at every level —from
preschool to university graduate programs.
SHAPE America's mission is to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance, and sport.