Teachers Use Fitness Data From Heart Rate Monitors To Educate Students on Management of All Fitness Levels Physical education teachers use heart rate technology to show students how hard they need to exercise in class to positively impact their fitness levels. A 24-year teaching veteran, River Rock (Wisc.) Intermediate School
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Students Make Most of Class Workout Time to Improve Cardiovascular Fitness What started as a health teacher’s mission to add more personalized physical activity to her students’ day has grown into a popular, fitness-enhancing finish to the school week. “I knew I needed to get these kids more active than
By relating daily health lessons to her favorite activity, a Colorado teacher is developing heart rate training life skills for students in her middle school health class. “Even though I’m in the health classroom, I’m constantly bringing in who I am and what I do and trying to set an
Childhood favorite finds new purpose in Spirit Challenge-winning activity By adding a new twist to a backyard game, Portland (Mich.) High School physical education students push themselves to exercise in a healthy fitness zone by re-connecting them with what many high schoolers consider a childhood past-time: the frisbee. Portland P.E.
Physical education students at Skyline High School (Issaquah School District 411, Washington) utilize heart rate monitors to concentrate on lowering their recovery heart rate. Four times each semester, students in P.E. teacher Tracy Schellberg’s classes set off on a 12-minute run. Students check their heart rate immediately after the 12
Capitalizing on their combined passion for running and a network of trails adjacent to their Nichols Middle School campus, Kelly Rich and Meghan Enos developed a unit designed to teach students how to find their optimal running pace. Targeted to seventh grade physical education students, Rich and Enos created a
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