SHAPE America Best of 2023

The Year in Review: Top Health & PE Content

As 2023 comes to a close, we’ve compiled the most popular resources, articles, blog posts, podcast episodes, and videos of the year. If you’re looking for top health and physical education content, this is a great place to start!

Member Journals
Our four member journals publish over 150 articles in any given volume year. These were the most downloaded in 2023.


American Journal of Health Education (AJHE)
Time Management Behavior Structural Equation Model Predicts Global Sleep Quality in Traditional Entry University Students
Adam P. Knowlde & Shabnam Naher

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD)
Teaching Social Justice Through TPSR: Where Do I Start?
Kellie Baker, Dylan Scanlon, Deborah Tannehill & Maura Coulter

Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators
Developing Positive Relationships: Strategies for Building Strong Teacher/Student Relationships
Gabrielle Bennett, Zachary Wahl-Alexander & Jenn M. Jacobs

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES)
Referee Abuse, Intention to Quit, and Well-Being
Paul Downward & Tom Webb


Top 5 Health & PE Resources
Have you seen SHAPE America’s Download Library? It’s filled with classroom ready, teacher-friendly resources — and most of them are free to all! Here are the most-downloaded resources for 2023:



SHAPE America’s Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education


The Essential Components of Physical Education


Appropriate Instructional Practice Guidelines, K-12: A Side-by-Side Comparison


Lesson Plans: Chickenball Activity from National PE and Sport Week