Physical Fitness Teacher Resources
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New Review Applying Physical & Health Literacy
Raise teenagers' awareness about the importance of living an active life and staying physically fit by using this short health video. Starting with a series of facts about the negative consequences of physical inactivity and unbalanced diets, the video continues on to explain the physical and critical thinking skills necessary for developing physical and health literacy.
3 mins 6th - 12th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
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.
Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness
Learners 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
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
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
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
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 9: Fitting in Fitness
Lesson 9 in this 10-activity 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
New Review Introduction to Physical & Health Literacy
Support children in living fun, active, and healthy lives with a video on physical and health literacy. Whether its learning basic skills like running, jumping, and throwing, or making healthy choices about the foods they eat, students will realize that there are both physical and mental aspects to fitness.
3 mins K - 5th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Exploring Physical & Health Literacy
Help students discover the importance of physical fitness with this health literacy video. Beginning with a comparison of the choices made by two fictional teenagers, this resource continues on to explore the basic physical and thinking skills necessary for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
3 mins 4th - 8th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Physical Aspects of Fitness: Cardio-Respiratory Endurance
What is the difference between anaerobic and aerobic fitness? What is cardio-respiratory endurance, and what effect does it have on the body and athletic performance? Delve into these questions with a straightforward presentation, which also includes information on target heart rate and different types of training methodologies.
6th - 10th Health
Primary Fitness Skills
Students perform physical activities to test their fitness. In 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
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
Fitness Notes - Weight Training
In this resource, the fitness notes cover the five principles of fitness, the principles of training/exercise, and cardio-respiratory fitness. The weight training notes cover the principles of weight training, proper techniques, and the benefits of weight training.
7th - 10th Physical Education