Muscle Groups and Exercises Teacher Resources

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Static Stretches

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
These 10 static stretches are not presented in a lesson plan format but this resource can certainly be used to teach a lesson plan on static stretching. These stretches should definitely be used in a warm-up or cool-down activity. They...
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 6 - Exercise 1a

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Worksheet 14. Which Word Doesn't Belong?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this word group worksheet, students circle the word in each word group that does not belong. There are 10 questions on this worksheet.
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Follow the Leader to Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students participate in a muscle stretching exercise and demonstrate proper running and pacing techniques. They follow the teacher for a five minute walking activity, and for an additional ten minutes jog/walk around the school with the...
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Sing Along with the Muscles Song

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students review the muscles of the body. They perform the functions of the muscles of the body to the tune of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer".
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The Inside Story of Muscles, Bones and Exercise

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore how they can help their muscles and bones grow strong through the use of physical activity.
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My Pyramid

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the Food Pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson students investigate the food groups in the food pyramid. Students discover the importance of exercise in a healthy lifestyle.
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Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a...
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Elastic Band Exercise

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders build muscle strength by using elastic bands. In this elastic band exercise lesson, 7th graders do various stretches and movements using an elastic band. Students go to different stations to do different exercises....
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Physical Education Lesson Plan - Medicine Ball

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Use the medicine ball to help young learners develop strength in the core muscle groups. The Russian twists develop oblique strength, push-ups develop triceps strength, sit-ups work on abdominal strength, and squats develop quadriceps...
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Aerobic Frisbee Golf

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils work cooperatively as a team and accurately throw a Frisbee. In addition, students explore fitness components and different systems of the human body.
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Flip Flop

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in a stretching warm-up exercise. In this physical education lesson, students warm up the large muscle groups by standing on their hands and legs in a belly up position or a belly down position. Students flip their...
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Fitness Notes - Weight Training

For Students 7th - 10th
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...
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Similar Circles

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Young geometers flex their transformation muscles in this brief but powerful exercise using dilations and translations to develop the similarity of circles. The plan provides guidelines to help learners navigate a pair of deceptively...
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Backpacking - Lesson 5 - Getting in Shape for the Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do you have to be in decent condition to go on a weekend backpacking trip? This resource stresses the importance of fitness in backpacking. There are many ways to get the legs, the lungs, and the heart ready for a strenuous excursion....
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Exercise Egg Surprise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore cardiovascular fitness. In this physical education instructional activity, students perform a variety of fitness exercises after reading activity explanations found in plastic eggs. Learners record on a worksheet whether...
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Nature and Fintess Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how humans impact the environment and compile an organism database into an e-book field guide. They name muscle groups and develop specific exercises to strengthen these groups. Students utilize technology for data...
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Stress Management

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are shown a stress management instructional activity using ROPES format. The instructional activity consist of Review: A pretest determining current stress levels. Overview: Discussion of goals and objectives of session....
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Walk, Run, Jump!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners participate in a series of timed relay races using their skeletal muscles. They compare the movement of skeletal muscle and relate how engineers help astronauts exercise skeletal muscles in space. They list the three types of...
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Joints Help Us Move

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the three main types of joints in their arms and legs that are in charge of movement.  In this human biology lesson, 3rd graders view x-rays online to see how different joints look, participate in exercises that...
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Fitness Lab

For Teachers K - 5th
Students complete several physical fitness stations. Students identify which activities increased their heart rates from a resting level. Stations include jumping jacks, sit-ups, running in place, stretching, and body fat measurements.
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Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditioning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students view the A.D.A.M. computer simulation of aerobic and anaerobic exercise. They break into groups and members brainstorm and list as many aerobic and anaerobic exercises as possible in five minutes.
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Anne Frank: Movement - Isometric Exercises

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review the main points in the novel, "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl". Using the text of their hiding, they explain the need for a healthy diet and movement for proper health. In groups, they practice different...
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The Hunt for Healthy Food

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students select appropriate foods for a well-balanced diet. In this hunt for healthy food lesson, students play a game where foods are placed under a cone and they must create a balanced diet in the shortest amount of time.

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