Stretching Teacher Resources
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Students 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 3 Views 1 Download
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 4 Views 27 Downloads
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 10 Views 28 Downloads
Which Muscles?- Olympic Learn and Play Sports
In this math, science, and physical education worksheet, 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 27 Views 188 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
Learners explore the human body by participating in physical education exercises. In this body stretching lesson, students discuss the easiest way to injury a body and identify certain stretches that increase flexibility and limit risk. Learners utilize towels, floor mats, and music to enhance their exercise.
3rd - 5th Health 13 Views 53 Downloads
Flex Those Muscles
Pupils recognize the many muscles in their bodies and how each of them work. They match muscle name to muscle function and record the information on a chart. In addition, they demonstrate how the bicep flexes and extends, how the quadriceps and hamstring muscles work in opposition to each other, etc.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 23 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 3 Views 7 Downloads
Anatomy of a Kick
Students 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 18 Downloads
What is the Heart?
Students are introduced to the heart that pumps blood to all parts of a body. They explore, examine and experiment with how a heart pumps and recognize that each heartbeat is a pumping action. Each students also completes a "How Muscles Work" activity sheet for mastery.
K - 1st Health 4 Views 19 Downloads