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Adaptive PE Students Use Heart Rate Monitors to Manage Health

Heart Rate Monitor’s Changing Colors Teach Cognitively Impaired Students When Exercise is Necessary

A Michigan Adaptive PE administrator’s use of heart rate monitors enables students to manage their health and wellness even if they don’t understand how heart rate impacts their physical fitness.

“I’m interested in teaching our students who are cognitively impaired how to self-regulate,” said Ann Arbor Schools Adaptive PE Teacher Consultant Deak Swearingen. Read More

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Heart Rate Monitor Education Empowers Students to Manage Fitness

More Students Have Access to Fitness Information But Few Learn to Make Full Use of the Data

By making heart rate monitor education a vital part of using PE fitness technology, teachers enable students to take ownership of their fitness development.

“I’ve asked student after student after student: ‘I see you’ve got yourself a [commercial heart rate monitor or fitness tracker],’” said Shane Stubbs, a 20-year veteran PE teacher in Australia. “Then I say ‘hands up if you’ve ever looked at the dashboard on the app or on that website?’ Then I ask, ‘how many of you know what it means?’ None of them do.” Read More

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Assessment Data Enables Parents to Engage with Physical Education

Detailed Reports Remove Guesswork, Allow Parents to Follow Students’ PE Performance

By providing them with tangible assessment data, PE teachers have gained very helpful allies to keep students on track with their physical and social development.

Through data collected in the IHT Spirit System®, teachers can link parents to their students’ PE performance on a regular basis through:

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Top 3 Ways PE Heart Rate Monitors Motivate Students

Teachers Share Success Stories as Students Develop Skills, Desire to Improve Physical Fitness

Students felt more motivated to achieve daily workout goals when wearing heart rate monitors in their physical education classes this year.

When asked how students had adjusted to wearing the adidas Zone for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitor during class, PE teachers shared success story after story about how students more frequently met their workout goals. Read More

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Personalized PE Data Teaches Students Fitness Management Skills

Using Heart Rate Monitors and Reports, Students and Teachers Team Up to Maximize Understanding of Essential Exercise Skills

Teachers who utilize the adidas Zone for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitors and IHT Spirit System assessment software provide students with personalized PE data that allows them to successfully manage their fitness as they move from students to adults.

“We want them to be able to determine what their fitness level is years from now,” said Tracy Schellberg, PE teacher at Skyline (Issaquah, Wash.) High School. Read More