Physical Fitness 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 62 Views 136 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 50 Views 59 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 35 Views 207 Downloads
Fitness Gram Brochure Project
The six categories of this fitness gram project line up with many of the state standards for fitness testing. There is a component in this project for each individual to set a goal for each of the fitness tests to be taken. In this way, they take a look at their current level of fitness and figure out what they might need to do to reach the goals for each of the tests.
8th - 12th Physical Education 44 Views 88 Downloads
Have your class research a country related to the Olympics. They participate in physical education activities included in the Presidential Physical Fitness Test and write about their country. This is a very interactive plan.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 59 Downloads
Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness
Middle schoolers research the relationship between physical activity and the prevention of illness, disease and premature death. Students understand that working out regularly will increase muscular strength, endurance and improve many areas of their lives.
6th - 8th Health 37 Views 47 Downloads
Commit to be Fit
Staying physically fit takes time, energy, and commitment...but it can also be a lot of fun! This list includes 11 simple ways to stay motivated to exercise and will help your young athletes commit to a life of fitness and healthy living by incorporating activity into their daily lives.
6th - 12th Physical Education 36 Views 34 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 19 Views 109 Downloads
Physical Activity and Energy
All physical activity requires energy. The more vigorous the physical activity, the more energy required to perform the activity. Sitting around requires energy. What? Yes, there are still physical things happening in the body, like breathing and the heart beating.
3rd - 5th Health 20 Views 37 Downloads
In The Zone
A 10 week project to track heart rate through physical activity. This lesson recommends using a heart rate monitor but if these are not available to use that's ok. The goal is to monitor, track, and analyze their heart rate in running one mile daily.
6th - 10th Physical Education 9 Views 59 Downloads
Nutrition and Physical Education Activities in the Classroom
You can promote health and wellness using nutrition activities and lessons. With physical education activities and suggestions about snack times, you can help impvove the habits of the youngsters under your charge.
K - 6th Health 3 Views 105 Downloads
Active Mind Active Body
This twenty-question worksheet is really a self-survey of one's health habits in regard to food and exercise. It's great to have young learners take a look at their current habits. It would be interesting to do a pre-unit survey and then a post-unit survey to see if your students have made any changes in their fitness habits as a result of what they learned.
7th - 10th Health 34 Views 172 Downloads
Opening Day Activities
Use these opening day activities for the first day of your physical education classes. Set the tone, get your class moving around, and have them talk to each other! There are a couple of activities to help you and your classes get started.
6th - 10th Physical Education 33 Views 165 Downloads
Primary Fitness Skills
Students perform physical activities to test their fitness. For this fitness lesson, students do circuit activities to test physical fitness. Students do warm up activities, then are introduced to the station activities. Students are shown the correct way to do the activities before starting.
4th - 5th Health 50 Views 115 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 6 Views 28 Downloads
Physical Education Deal or No Deal
Divide your class into teams to play Deal or No Deal relating to physical education topics. Learners share a variety of activities that contribute to physical fitness as they play this game. This is a motivating lesson for your class. There are resource links included.
9th - 12th Health 28 Views 160 Downloads
5 Components of Physical Fitness
Physical fitness is a vital part of maintaining our students' health. This PowerPoint imparts the importance of physical fitness and the 5 components they need to understand in order to obtain a healthy body. This presentation is well organized and provides both ways and examples kids can stay fit.
3rd - 6th Health 3 Views 21 Downloads