No Excuses! - A Documentary on Quality Physical Education
QUALITY PHYSICAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY
EFFECTIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES
Examples of Fitness Activities
Examples of Incorporating Fitness Concepts INTO LESSONS
Incorporating fitness concepts into lessons is a great alternative to the traditional lecture format and it helps students experience the connections. See our examples and come up with your own. Click Here to Download Examples of Incorporating Fitness Concepts PowerPoint.
EXAMPLES OF INCORPORATING FITNESS INTO non-fitness based UNITS
Fitness does not have to be taught on Fitness Days, it can also be incorporated into other units. See our examples for Volleyball (many of these came from Chad Triolet's 2014 AAHPERD Conference) and/or come up with your own. Click Here to Download Examples of Incorporating Fitness Into Other Units PowerPoint. Here are more examples: Example 1 and Example 2.
oNLINE RESOURCES FOR aCTIVITIES
fITNESS aCTIVITIES FROM TWITTER
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fITNESS aCTIVITIES FROM yOUTUBE
Adventure Racing is a great activity that can be used to reinforce skills and concepts as students work on their personal fitness goals. For more information, see our examples below and find more information in Adventure Racing Activities for Fun and Fitness by Dan DeJager & Cathrine Himberg and/or download our examples "20 Questions" & "Brain & Body Blast."
Interval Running Games
Running the mile is not only boring to some students but it is also less effective at improving their running times when compared to interval training. The following fun games are examples of interval running games modified from Steve McLaughlin. Try these and then create your own with your students' help! Click Here to Download Interval Running Games.
SAFETY TIPS FOR WEIGHT LIFTING