Physical Activity Position Statements and Guidance Documents

Providing Community-Based PE Services For Students With Disabilities in Special Education Transition Programs New!

SHAPE America's Position: This guidance states that students with disabilities who are enrolled in community-based transition programs may receive physical education in community-based settings.

Before- and After-School Physical Activity And Intramural Sport Programs

SHAPE America's Position: School-based physical activity programs should be provided and promoted for all students before and after school.

Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs: Helping All Students Achieve 60 Minutes of Physical Activity Each Day

SHAPE America's Position: The Society for Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) recommends that all schools implement a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP).
Updated 2015

Using Physical Activity as Punishment and/or Behavior Management

SHAPE America's Position: SHAPE America opposes administering or withholding physical activity as a form of punishment and/or behavior management.