CPASS researchers at WVU seek to amp up school physical education

Originally published May 6, 2019 in The Morgantown News.

By Conor Griffith

Researchers at West Virginia University, specifically the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CPASS), are exploring ways to improve physical education in the nation’s schools.

Physical education requirements for public schools returned with the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015 after being sacrificed in favor of academic achievement under the older No Child Left Behind legislation. However, a challenge that still persists is a lack of consistent or even adequate phys-ed standards for schools. Read More