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73 reviewed resources for fitness principles

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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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Design and Implement a Personal Fitness Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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Formula for Fitness

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Many youngsters don't understand that fitness is a life-long endeavor, and that it really pays off to be healthy. Use a spreadsheet to document progress in a fitness plan to see if there really in a benefit to running and exercise. Adapt...
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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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All Star Fitness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the principles of living a healthy life and establish their own goals that will lead to a healthier lifestyle.  In this fitness lesson students keep records of their goals.
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Interdisciplinary Unit On Wellness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a portfolio throughout their middle school years on wellness. Students explore their awareness of the connections between health, physical education, and family and consumer sciences with particular emphasis on the areas...
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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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Fitness Goals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of setting and measuring a fitness goal. They conduct analysis of data to create a goal with target levels of performance. The goal must include the essential components of flexibility, muscular strength,...
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Fitness Trail

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students design a fitness trail which incorporates warm-up, aerobic, and cool-down phases. Each student develops their own plan and monitors their own progress through the use of an exercise log.
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Fitness

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice exercise.  In this physical fitness activity, 3rd graders participate in a variety of activities at fitness stations.  Students run laps, jump rope, perform chin-ups, sit-ups, etc. 
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Why Do You Love Your Family?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is that warm, fuzzy family feeling a product of evolution? Explore altruism through a video from an engaging science series. The narrator discusses parental instincts, evolutionary fitness, and an organism's drive to ensure it passes its...
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Run for your Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, search the Internet for evidence to support the idea about a relationship between physical activities, health and well being. They create a flyer or newsletter for a campaign to recruit students to the runner's club...
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Fitness Concepts, Principles, and Benefitws

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design an informative tri-fold fitness pamphlet for a fictitious fitness center that contains a persuasive paragraph encouraging fitness, that is attractive and has the five fitness components.
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Personal Fitness Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students engaged in practice for a physical fitness exam. The practice is beneficial for overall student fitness. The instructor measures key factors of health that include height and weight.
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Evolution of Populations

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The change in genetic makeup of a species over time is explored in this PowerPoint.  Facts around parent populations, the Hardy Weinberg principle, and selection under different circumstances contributing to an overall change in genetic...
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23 and 1/2 Hours

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Don't miss the opportunity to show what may be the most beneficial video your classes will ever see for their lifelong health and well-being. Using engaging animations and fascinating statistics, Dr. Mike Evans explains why exercise is...
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Fitness Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop skills and a comfort level in interpreting economic concepts through graphic analysis.
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Body and Blood

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the cardiovascular system. Through the use of video, students observe the heart pumping an oxygen-enriched blood supply through arteries to the muscles in use during exercise. They participate in activities to explore...
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Recovery

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This presentation covers an extensive range of terms related to proper fitness recovery! Slides review such concepts as active recovery, aids to recovery, importance of hydration and diet, useful acronyms to address injuries, sports...
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Jumping

For Teachers 1st
First graders perform a series of fitness activities.  In this jumping lesson, 1st graders go to six stations and complete a jumping activity at each. Students become aware of various jumping techniques.
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Building Blocks for a Healthy Body

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students watch a video and discuss the benefits of regular exercise. They use books, Internet sites and interviews with health professionals to develop a list of activities to develop physical fitness.
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Weight Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students begin writing their individual weight training programs after a discussion of body types, and principles of training, and an anatomy game for a review of muscles. Students have a reflection writing on goals for assignment.
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Types of Natural Selection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Natural selection—good things come to those who mate. The video introduces the idea of natural selection. Then it details three types: directional, stabilizing, and disruptive. It includes both graphs and examples for each type.
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Home Run Wall of Fitness

For Teachers K - 8th
Students exercise on a regular basis outside of the school setting. They discover the FIT principle (Frequency, Intensity,and Time) and build on to the number of days as well as the amount of time they exercise. They exercise at least...