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318 reviewed resources for health and physical fitness

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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 Physical Fitness Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sticking to a physical fitness plan can be tricky. Support young athletes' personal fitness goals with a helpful and strategie lesson plan. They reflect on their daily habits through a pre-assessment and questionnaire, create short and...
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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 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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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
Learners 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 instructional activity allows students to...
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What is Physical Fitness?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore and discuss what physical fitness actually is, its benefits and how to obtain it through a variety of ways. They summarize the five parts of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance,muscular strength, muscular...
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Heart Rate and Physical Fitness Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the causes of heart disease and survey the staff to gather data on their health and family history.  In this health lesson students create a PowerPoint presentation and brochure on the communities health.
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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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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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Primary Fitness Skills

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

For Teachers 6th - 10th
An introduction to the three components of good health: physical, mental, and social well-being. The emphasis of this presentation is on physical well-being addressing exercise, fitness, and hygiene.  There is a lot here to stimulate...
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Morning Fitness Tips

For Teachers K - 6th
Share Morning Fitness Tips with your class, or your whole school! You will have to put time and effort into preparing your costumes and in getting together what fitness information, you want to share, but the program is a great addition...
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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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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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Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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 areas of...
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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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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 9: Fitting in Fitness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 9 in this 10-lesson plan 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,...
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Indoor Physical Activity Ideas for Kids!

For Teachers K - 8th
Rainy day schedule doesn't mean you can't stay fit! Use a collection of indoor physical activities during periods of inclement weather, substitute teaching days, or for those afternoons when your class just wants to move around!
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Appalachia: Presidential Physical Fitness Test

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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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Skill Related Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Six different types of fitness skills are studied in this physical education lesson. Pupils learn about agility, balance, coordination, reaction time, speed, and power. Additionally, a good fitness workout plan is outlined: setting a...
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Fun Fitness Activities For Kids

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
From shuttle run relays to ACTIVE Bingo, you'll be elated to have this PE resource packet in your tool belt for your next fitness lesson. After all, who wouldn't want to play a game called, "Elephants, Giraffes, and Palm Trees"?

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