New-School Phys-Ed.: Aerobics, No Sports

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NPR's Tom Goldman reports on an Illinois junior high school's successful new take on physical education. The classes place a higher priority on aerobic exercise and the health benefits of regular work-outs over organized sports. Still, schools statewide are balking at adopting the new approach.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from