Webinar Discusses How to Win Funding For IHT Education Heart Rate Technology

An educator’s search for the funds to add new initiatives, including technology that links improved student fitness to academic performance, can seem never-ending.

Spend an hour with IHT on Wednesday, May 1 learning how teachers and administrators have found success securing funding for their programs. Learn from McAllen (Texas) ISD Coordinator for Health & PE Mario Reyna, IHT Regional Vice President Eric Larson, a former PE teacher and administrator in Denver (Colorado) and IHT Co-Founder and President Jen Ohlson. Read More

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PE Advocate Eric Larson Joins IHT as Regional Vice-President

Nov. 13, 2018 – Interactive Health Technologies (IHT), an Austin-based company transforming physical education through the use of technology, proudly welcomes Eric Larson to the team.

Eric Larson joins IHT as a Regional Sales Vice President. IHT’s Spirit System® uses heart rate monitors and customizable assessment software to help teach students about the importance of exercising at an elevated heart rate. Read More

Eric Larson

PE Advocate Eric Larson Joins IHT as Regional Vice-President

Nov. 13, 2018 – Interactive Health Technologies (IHT), an Austin-based company transforming physical education through the use of technology, proudly welcomes Eric Larson to the team.

Eric Larson joins IHT as a Regional Sales Vice President. IHT’s Spirit System® uses heart rate monitors and customizable assessment software to help teach students about the importance of exercising at an elevated heart rate. Read More

Interactive Health Technologies welcomes DailyFitLog.com subscribers

Daily Fit Log Subscribers Can Continue Data Collection Efforts While Adding Complete PE Program Management with IHT’s Assessment Measures Software

DailyFitLog.com (DFL), a web-based tool that allowed physical education teachers to track FitnessGram® assessment data, is permanently ceasing operations at the end of May. Interactive Health Technologies (IHT) has executed an agreement which will enable Daily Fit Log subscribers to migrate to the IHT Spirit System® assessment and data collection software.

Using the IHT Spirit System, DFL subscribers will continue to be able to capture new data and import previously-collected data into the Spirit System. Using the IHT Spirit System® software, teachers can collect and analyze essential fitness assessment data while managing their entire curriculum. Read More

Students In West Des Moines Have New Tools To Monitor Health And Activity Levels

Originally published Sept. 28, 2017 on Patch.com.

West Des Moines schools are teaching students how to take charge of their fitness and activity levels through heart-rate monitors.

WEST DES MOINES, IA. — A program introduced in West Des Moines schools this year aims to engage students during physical education classes by putting heart-rate-detection technology and tools to monitor their activity levels in — or more specifically on — their own hands. Each student from fourth grade through high school has been introduced to the Spirit System.

The program centers around a wristband device students pick up when they get to their P.E. class. When worn the device calculates heart rate changes during various physical activities and educates students on which fitness activities optimize cardiovascular endurance, stamina, flexibility, speed, core strength, power, coordination and self-confidence, according to a district news release.

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