Benefits of Physical Activity Teacher Resources
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What is Physical Fitness?
First graders explore and discuss what physical fitness actually is, its benefits and how to obtain it through a variety of ways. They summarize the five parts of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance,muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility.
1st Physical Education 31 Views 125 Downloads
Physical Fitness and Obesety
Students use Internet web sites to discover how physically fit they truly are. Each group must use three web sites to answer questions and make an assessment of the person they have. Each group report back to the class what they have concluded.
9th - 12th Health 12 Views 45 Downloads
Benefits Are All Around
Third graders explore the potential fitness benefits of various activities and the places in the community that they can experience these benefits. At each fitness station, they should list the potential benefits of each activity they are doing.
3rd Physical Education 3 Views 4 Downloads
Wellness and the Benefits of Exercise
Second graders discuss benefits of keeping physically fit, predict effects of exercise on their bodies, perform various exercises correctly, including push-up, curl-up, and jumping jack, discuss and follow safety practices while exercising, and describe how participation in physical activity makes them feel.
2nd Health 15 Views 44 Downloads
Students investigate their fitness levels. In this personal health lesson plan, students participate in the President’s Challenge for Fitness to assess their physical fitness levels and set goals for improvement. The 5 tests students complete are curl ups, sit and reach, push ups, shuttle run, and timed mile run.
9th - 12th Health 19 Views 36 Downloads
Personal Fitness: Merit Badge
This personal fitness workbook provides all of the steps that scouts must complete to earn their merit badge. It requires a physical and dental exam, documentation of current health issues, understanding of behaviors detrimental to health and fitness, and much more.
5th - 12th Health 22 Views 198 Downloads
Excuses, Excuses - Stay Physically Fit
Students explore reasons to stay physically fit. They participate in activities that address excuses people use for not being active. Students discuss benefits of exercise. Students write personal goals for physical fitness and share them with the class.
3rd - 9th Physical Education 3 Views 32 Downloads
Personal Health Series: Fitness
Complete activities to help your class appreciate the importance of physical activity. They will answer discussion questions, read articles, and create their own physically active game in order to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of physical activity.
3rd - 5th Health 13 Views 108 Downloads
Why Be Active?
What are some of the benefits of physical activity? Young learners take a look at not just the physical benefits, but also the emotional and social benefits of being physically active. There is a heart rate activity to count their resting heart rate and then they do a little bit of exercise to get their working heart rate.
K - 5th Physical Education 9 Views 28 Downloads
The Benefits of B.(eing) A.(ctive) D.(aily) Behavior
Third graders explore various fitness activities. In this exercise lesson, 3rd graders view a power point presentation that introduces components of health related fitness. They discuss alternative exercise activities. Students play a fitness board game.
3rd Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Change the Beat
Brainstorm the reasons why a healthy heart is important. Using a diagram, label and locate the heart and discuss its function. Practice finding your heartbeat and describe the effects of physical activity on the heart. Also perform an exercise and state the muscles used.
K Health 3 Views 20 Downloads
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 9: Fitting in Fitness
Lesson 9 in this 10-lesson unit put together by Do Something, Inc. is about fitting fitness into daily activivty. First off though, the class needs to take a look at what kind, and how much, activity they do in a day, in a week, etc. Next, they analyze whether they are getting enough exercise, or whether they need to incoporate more physical activity into their daily or weekly time schedules.
9th - 12th Health 4 Views 23 Downloads