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5 Components of Physical Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Physical fitness is a vital part of maintaining our students' health. This PowerPoint imparts the importance of physical fitness and the 5 components they need to understand in order to obtain a healthy body. This presentation is well...
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Personal Fitness: Merit Badge

For Students 5th - 12th
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...
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Physical Activity and Personal Fitness - Lesson 6

For Teachers 7th - 12th
We all want to live a long, happy, healthy life. Right? In order to achieve this, one must maintain a balance of physical fitness and good nutrition. Take a look at this lesson to see many of the components that are involved in this...
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Applying Physical & Health Literacy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Presidential Physical Fitness Test

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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 allows students to project a profile...
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Exploring Physical & Health Literacy

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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Personal Health Series: Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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Fitness Gram Brochure Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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,...
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Primary Fitness Skills

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students perform physical activities to test their fitness. In this fitness instructional activity, students do circuit activities to test physical fitness. Students do warm up activities, then are introduced to the station activities....
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Introduction to Physical & Health Literacy

For Students K - 5th Standards
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...
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Fitness Advertisements

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Exercise is good for your heart, your bones, your lungs, and your mood! Middle schoolers read more about the effects of regular exercise before creating their own posters that advertise the benefits of physical fitness.
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Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Little athletes put their minds and bodies to work to invent new fitness games for class! Using information they gather from informational texts, youngsters design games that include motor skills, materials, rules, and strategies for...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 9: Fitting in Fitness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 9 in this 10-lesson 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....
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Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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...
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Health and Fitness Expo

For Teachers 4th - 5th
A health and fitness expo hosted by the 4th and 5th grade PE classes for the entire school. This is a great idea! There are 10 activities that are listed for the classes to participate in. For each of the activities, there is an...
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Appalachia: Presidential Physical Fitness Test

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in the Presidential Physical Fitness Test. In this personal fitness lesson, students warm up and complete the required push-ups, sit-ups, running, and stretching exercises.
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Health Related Fitness Portfolio

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students develop and implement a fitness station. Students base their exercise stations upon flexibility, muscular strength, and endurance. They complete a health related fitness portfolio. Students design and take a fitness survey.
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Fitness Plan 1

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders perform exercises after being modeled by the teacher. As a class, they listen to their teacher discuss the health of the nation today. They complete a mile run and in groups they compare their time with their classmates....
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Heart Rate and Physical Fitness Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the causes of heart disease and survey the staff to gather data on their health and family history.  In this health instructional activity students create a PowerPoint presentation and brochure on the...
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Physical Aspects of Fitness: Cardio-Respiratory Endurance

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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...
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Family Fitness Night

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students invite their family members to participate in a family fitness night at the school to encourage fitness and to promote and inform parents about physical fitness testing. They use a map of the school to locate the different...
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Mission Nutrition: Fitness Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify obstacles in your middle schoolers' life that prevent them from having physical activity.  They will design a fitness program to offer other people that can allow them to get fit and have fun.  Then they will discuss with their...
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Design and Implement a Personal Fitness Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students reflect on their own personal fitness. They work together to develop fitness plans for each other. They implement and monitor their progress and evaluate their plan.
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Skill Related Fitness

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Before beginning any physical education instruction, make sure your class members understand the most important skills related to fitness! Review the definition and application of such skills as coordination, agility, and balance, as...

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