Stretching Teacher Resources
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These 10 static stretches are not presented in a lesson format but this resource can certainly be used to teach a lesson on static stretching. These stretches should definitely be used in a warm-up or cool-down activity. They focus on the major muscle groups that are used in all physical activities.
3rd - 12th Physical Education 16 Views 30 Downloads
Learn all about the best way to stretch your major muscle groups. Nine of the major muscle groups found in the human body are listed along with discussion points on why exercise and stretching are so important to muscle development. Two types of stretches, ballistic and static, are also described.
5th - 7th Health 5 Views 27 Downloads
Your Energy Out
How much activity is appropriate for elementary school youngsters? What kind of activities do they need to do? Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Look to see what are age-appropriate activities for each grade level. Then use the activities included to explore the different types of activities: aerobic, anaerobic, muscle-strengthening, and bone-strengthening.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 7 Views 10 Downloads
Anatomy of a Kick
Learners investigate the muscle system operating in the kick of a ball. The order in which the six muscle groups contract is noted as the movement is produced by the contraction of opposing muscles required to move a limb in opposing directions,
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Which Muscles?- Olympic Learn and Play Sports
In this math, science, and physical education instructional activity, students brainstorm and study about the muscles that are used while participating in different Olympic sports. They color the muscle groups of the body by follow the directions given on the sheet.
5th - 7th Science 29 Views 190 Downloads
Scientific names and the location of 95 muscles of the human body can be found on the three-dimensional animated man within this award-winning application. After identifying a muscle, delve into exercises that strengthen and stretch. Create a personalized workout that the animated muscle man will lead you through.
9th - 12th Science 17 Views 23 Downloads
Healthy Body Image: Healthy Exercises for Every Body
From three-way neck rolls to a figure-5 hurdler's stretch, this is an ultimate guide to healthy exercises. It begins with a bulleted list of general guidelines on cardiorespiratory exercise, flexibility, resistance exercises, and range of motion that can be administered as reference pages to class members.
9th - 12th Physical Education 34 Views 31 Downloads
Get Physically Active
Students discover the importance of water. In this physical education science lesson, students consider mental and physical activities. Students find their pulse and measure their heart rate. Students discuss the importance of water Students garden and water plants.
4th - 7th Science 11 Views 62 Downloads
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.”—Sam Ewing. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson one of 20 begins with a warm-up activity using a medicine ball to pass around as kids get to know each other’s names.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 12 Views 13 Downloads
Walking on the Path to Better Health
Walk your way to health with this great resource! Walking is a valuable physical activity that can be done frequently and with ease by learners of all ages. "Warm up" by reviewing the benefits of physical activity with your class and brainstorming ways to incorporate more activity into your days.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Physical Education 21 Views 25 Downloads
Toward the end of the school year when the weather warms up, take your high schoolers swimming! They perform various cardiovascular activities in the pool, beginning with a warm-up activity and followed by stretching, precardio, cardiovascular, toning, and cool-down activities.
9th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 0 Downloads
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 20
“A primary reason for communication is to reach UNDERSTANDING — not necessarily AGREEMENT.” Black Tiger Academy’s final martial arts lesson of 20 is bringing it all together to review what has been learned in the previous 19 lessons. They will form teams to play a review game testing their knowledge of terms, names of muscles, and anything else the teacher would like to check.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 11 Views 7 Downloads
Elastic Recoil in Arteries and Veins
A lab in which high schoolers examine the difference between arteries and veins. Budding biologists will find out which blood vessel can stretch furthest, recording their data in a table then answering several questions evaluating their work and safety procedures.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 6 Downloads
Middle schoolers participate in a variety of stretching activities to improve their flexibility. Each student rotates through eight stations, completing the tasks and filling out their task cards. The stations address the flexibility of biceps, triceps, latissimus dorsi, pectorals, quadriceps, hamstrings, and abdominals.
6th - 8th Health 5 Views 2 Downloads
Students skip around the gym floor and try to match pictures of muscles and stretches. When they find a match they must run to the Muscle Mat and call out "Muscle Match!". The class then stops skipping and faces the Muscle Mat while the student points out the match.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Stretch for Wellness
Students explore the human body by participating in physical education exercises. In this body stretching lesson plan, students discuss the easiest way to injury a body and identify certain stretches that increase flexibility and limit risk.
3rd - 5th Health 18 Views 60 Downloads