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Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance - Abdominal Circuit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Here are seven abdominal exercises that can be done in three and a half minutes. This is not a full-fledged instructional activity but seven well-described exercises to improve strength and endurance in the abdominal muscles. Each one is...
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Body Strength

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Your young learners will discover how muscular strength and endurance can increase with this truly hands-on activity! Beginning by writing an acrostic for the word strength, class members then engage in tracking their ability to squeeze...
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Macarena Push Ups

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students increase muscular strength and endurance by learning the dance steps and movements that correspond to the song "Macarena" and practice until they are able to do the dance correctly, thus improving their workout progress.
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Five Physical Fitness Components

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five learning stations for five physical fitness components: cardiovascular exercise, body composition, muscle endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility. As pupils progress through each station, they will complete assigned tasks,...
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"UNO" Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students increase cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength. "UNO" cards are used. Each card is matched up with an exercise.
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Fitness Components

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
From cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength to body composition, discover the primary components of fitness, as well as what factors affect them and examples of how we see these fitness components in sports today. While based on...
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The Strength of the Muscular System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the strength of the muscular system. They explore voluntary and involuntary muscle movement and discuss the types of muscles: cardiac or heart, skeletal, and smooth. They visit stations to answer questions...
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Fitness/Strength Conditioning Mini-lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe a piece of strength conditioning equipment, what muscle (or muscles) are isolated, and how strengthening this muscle improve skill performance in the unit they are presently taking.
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Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
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The Muscular System

For Students Higher Ed
Challenge pre-med biology classes with this set of questions on the structure and function of the muscular system. The questions are detailed and require students to employ their critical thinking skills. Compliment your anatomy...
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How Strong Are You?

For Students 1st - 7th
During your human body unit lesson on the skeletal-muscular system, issue this challenge. One page at a time, individuals crumple up sheets of newspaper using the same hand. They find that since this activity and its required muscles...
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Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance - Plyometric Workout - Medicine Ball

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look at this lower body plyometric workout using a medicine ball. There are four rounds, each with three exercises. Since there are quite a few jumping exercises, be sure to take care of those knees. Work hard, but don't overdo...
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Assessing My Fitness Level (Being the Best I Can Be)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the five components of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. They monitor heart rates, calculate target heart ranges, and assess levels of...
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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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Fitness with a Jump Stick

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in activities enhancing muscular strength endurance, and flexibility. In this fitness lesson, 1st graders participate in a game of Freeze Tag. Additionally, students participate in five segments of activities...
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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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It Takes Two

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine various exercises in order to distinguish between exercises designed to increase muscular strength and those designed to improve muscular endurance. Groups create a presentation for their "clients" to explain the...
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Who Wants To Be A Fitnessaire? Closer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars enjoy a review game to measure their knowledge about physical activity and the various components of fitness.
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K-2: Fitness with a Jumpstick

For Teachers 1st
First graders gain knowledge and participate in activities enhancing muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. In this fitness lesson plan, 1st graders complete various exercise activities to test out their physical skills.
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Survivor Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students work in groups to complete challenges. For this cooperation, endurance and strength lesson, students complete challenges from their Survivor Challenge Task Card and when complete, do the closing challenge together.
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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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P.E. Lesson: Parachute Fun

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners perform a variety of parachute activities in order to develop good listening skills and their muscular strength. In this physical activity lesson, students will complete several activities using a large parachute. Activities...
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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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Rainy Day Blues Turned into Rainbow Smiles

For Teachers K - 8th
A series of physical fitness games, activities, and teamwork challenges prompt youngsters to get moving! Using Hula Hoops, bean bags, pool noodles, and other materials, elementary and middle schoolers work together and get some exercise...

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