Physical Activity Position Statements and Guidance Documents

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

Released: 2016

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.
Released: 2013

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

SHAPE America's Position: The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) recommends that all schools implement a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP).
Updated 2015
Released: 2013

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.
Released: 2009

Shape of the Nation

SON 2016
Shape of the Nation Report

Other Position Statements & Resources