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Library of Congress Classification

Page Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize books by specific subjects.  The LC system uses letters and numbers to do this.  Most materials on physical education will be held in the subclasses GV- Recreation, Leisure, Sports section.

To browse the library's holdings for materials on a specific accounting topic, one must search for the topic by using the library's online catalog.  Using the online catalog one will be able to find a more specific call number for the topic.



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Professional Organizations and Web Resources

Listed below are important professional organizations within the field of Physical Education.  Important information, current trends, and news can be found at each of the organization's websites.

  • American Society for Nutrition
    The ASN seeks to provide Information and publications on nutrition, through publications, conferences and research.
  • Medline Plus: Exercise and Physical Fitness
    This site provided by Medline plus is a free resource which provides tutorials, videos, overviews, and dictionaries on physical fitness.
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education
    the National Association for Sport and Physical Education is a non-profit organization whose mission it is to set the standards for best practices in physical education and sports. The organization offers standards, grants, accreditation, professional development and other resources for physical education.
  • PE Central
    PE Central provides links, lesson plans, programs, activities as well as other resources for educators.
  • President's Council on Fitness
    The President's Council on Fitness is a group of 25 civilians who advise the president through the Secretary of State on various topics related to physical fitness and education. Many resources including guidelines, statistics, research, and other resources are available.


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