Category: History

  • Historical Overview of Physical Activity Programs

    The purpose of this historical overview of physical activity is to offer an analysis of the history of physical activity programs designed by American teachers and to review the findings of recent studies that have evaluated the long-term effects of physical activity on children’s cognitive functioning.   In the process of reviewing these studies, we […]

  • History of Bodybuilding

    The history of bodybuilding spans back to ancient Greek when men lifted stone in weightlifting competitions. These times, the ancient statues bear witness to a renowned physique of the great weightlifter known as “The Greek God.” In the mid-19th century, the famous strongman Jose Cardoso came onto the scene and was so impressive and mesmerizing […]