However, that benefit was focused almost entirely on boys, as the effect on fifth grade girls was essentially zero.
Adapted Physical Education is physical education which has been adapted or modified, so that it is as appropriate for the person with a disability as it is for a person without a disability. These therapies are provided to the child with disabilities only if he/she needs them to benefit from instruction.
In more prestigious secondary schools and in junior colleges, sports such as golf, tennis, shooting, and squash are played.
Moderate physical activity includes activities such as: active play, brisk walking, bike riding, dancing and circus skills.
Vigorous physical activities are those that make students 'huff and puff', including sports such as football, netball, soccer, running, swimming laps and ballet.
According to spokespeople from the divisions, Chesapeake students in first through fifth grade and full-day kindergarten have two 30-minute physical education classes per week and 15 to 20 minutes of recess on each of the remaining three days.
Portsmouth has 45 minutes of physical education weekly for kindergarten through sixth grade and 20 minutes of daily recess for those grades.