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Teachers leave no funding stone unturned in quest for heart rate technology

Funding for new school initiatives including technology can be challenging, but creative teachers continue to find ways to help raise money by advocating for their needs, including staging community events that bring stakeholders together for a common cause. Last year, IHT and partner adidas combined to launch the IHT Spirit FitFest powered by adidas. FitFest …
Posted on October 17, 2017

Exercise at an Elevated Heart Rate Increases Longevity and Academic Performance

Oct. 5, 2017 – Different companies have different philosophies about the key metrics in evaluating exercise sessions. There are devices the measure exercise at an elevated heart rate, how many steps we have taken, how fast we have run a given distance, and how many calories we have burned. IHT designed the Spirit System to …
Posted on October 5, 2017

Through new app, P.E. students can easily make up missed workout time

Oct. 4, 2017 – After years of asking his students to sign a piece of paper asserting they made up missed classwork, Riverton (Wyoming) Middle School P.E. teacher Mike Bradley can use heart rate technology with a smartphone app for a better solution. Bradley, who introduced the adidas Zone for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitors …
Posted on October 4, 2017

New IHT Spirit Mobile App extends adidas ZONE heart rate training beyond school walls

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, IHT released its newest tool to further personalize physical education for every student: the IHT Spirit Mobile App. The new mobile app, available as a free download through the Google Play and iOS App stores, enables users to take part in physical education classes and workouts connected to the IHT …
Posted on September 19, 2017

Student Effort to Achieve MVPA Improves Confidence, Fitness

Sept. 13, 2017 – By pairing a daily goal with new heart rate technology, students at Odebolt Arthur Battle Creek Ida Grove High School (Ida Grove, Iowa) proved they can take ownership of their own fitness programs. Students in Jeff Miesner’s physical education classes began using the adidas ZONE for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitors …
Posted on September 12, 2017

After two years, West Des Moines schools switch to IHT Spirit heart rate technology

“This is what we need to do to help students be healthy and fit for life. If we don’t provide the necessary tools, we are doing the students a disservice.” Aug. 3, 2017 – Two years ago, Brian Rhoads implemented a pilot program to study heart rate in his physical education classes at Valley Southwoods …
Posted on August 8, 2017



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