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 55 Views 134 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 17 Views 47 Downloads
The Presidential Physical Fitness Test
Students practice skills of physical fitness to prepare for The Presidential Physical Fitness Test. They practice daily using specific exercises like curl ups and the one mile run/walk. The lesson plan allows students to project a profile needed for passing and they are encouraged to undertake healthy lifestyle choices.
3rd - 6th Health 19 Views 62 Downloads
Tracking Physical Fitness
Students record their daily physical activity in a chart. In this physical fitness lesson plan, students and adults exercise and see how many repetitions they can do in a given amount of time. They record this in a chart over a period of 4 weeks and see their progress.
1st - 3rd Health 4 Views 15 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 43 Views 55 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 46 Views 114 Downloads
Young scholars investigate their fitness levels. In this personal health lesson, students participate in the President’s Challenge for Fitness to assess their physical fitness levels and set goals for improvement. The 5 tests young scholars complete are curl ups, sit and reach, push ups, shuttle run, and timed mile run.
9th - 12th Health 20 Views 37 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 27 Views 200 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 37 Views 81 Downloads
What's your favorite physical fitness activity?
Fourth graders engage in a class discussion where they create a list of their favorite physical fitness activities. They tally the numbers on the board and use Microsoft Excel to create a spreadsheet and graph of the activities.
4th Health 3 Views 4 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 28 Views 29 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 7 Views 57 Downloads
From cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength to body composition, discover the primary components of fitness, as well as what factors affect them and examples of how we see these fitness components in sports today. While based on a particular course and text, this presentation contains a wealth of detailed information on the health and motor skills related to fitness.
9th - Higher Ed Physical Education 26 Views 18 Downloads