People Achieving Active and Healthy Lifestyles

High School Students Find Value in Health and Physical Education

RESTON, VA, May 23, 2017 — Nearly 92% of high school students who have taken a health education class believe it is important to their future health. That is one of the findings of new research conducted by myCollegeOptions® and SHAPE America ‒ Society of Health and Physical Educators. The recent study offers valuable insight into the attitudes of more than 132,000 high school students toward health and physical education (PE).

Research from this study shows that most high school students currently participating in health and physical education classes have a positive perception of PE and its impact on their lives in and out of school.

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