The Enhanced P.E. Task Force, in which Senator Linda Holmes (D - Aurora) serves as a member, is working 'to promote and recommend enhanced physical education programs that can be integrated with a broader wellness stragegy and health curriculum in elementary and secondary schools'.

Recently, the Promotion Committee of the Enhance P.E. Task Force created and compiled several resources about the importance of physical education and events and news relating to the task force.

Click on the links below to read more about the importance of physical education and events and news relating to the task force.

Enhanced P.E. Fact Sheet - Briefly describes how physical education maximizes learning and improves behavior and health.

Enhanced P.E. Resource Guide (2013) - Provides links to resources related to Enhanced P.E., including professional development opportunities and classroom activities.

Research Summary: Exploring the link between Physical Activity, Fitness and Cognitive Function - Describes how cognitive functioning and academic achievement are associated with physical activity and fitness level.

Events, News and Resources (June 2013) - Current news and announcements.

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