FUTP60

Use FUTP60 to Deliver PE Heart Rate Monitors, Training to Classes

Application Deadline for Popular Fitness, Nutrition Grant Approaches; Take Opportunity to Introduce Technology that Improves Student Engagement, Achievement in PE

Teachers wanting to add IHT’s PE heart rate monitors to their curriculum have until Nov. 7, 2018 to apply for $4,000 grants available from the NFL’s Fuel Up To Play 60 program.

The Fuel Up to Play 60 grant awards winning applicants $4,000 that must be split evenly on initiatives that will help students with healthy eating and physical fitness. Teachers can use the physical fitness funding to add new technology such as the IHT Spirit System, which uses data from the wrist-based IHT ZONE heart rate monitor to help students take a direct role in learning lifelong fitness skills. Read More

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PE Heart Rate Monitors Teach Students Healthy Fitness Management

Using the combination of student heart rate and heart rate zone displayed on the adidas Zone for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitors, physical education students show they can manage their fitness and well-being while at school.

Given a target heart rate zone to reach, students spend more class time exercising at an elevated heart rate. Read More

heart rate technology

PE Heart Rate Technology Helps Students to Improve Fitness Skills

Heart rate technology allows teachers to personalize physical education for each student, enabling students of all fitness levels to find success in class.

“Any time you can use a piece of technology to meet a kid at their level, it’s phenomenal,” says Doug Hallberg, PE teacher at Draper (N.Y.) Middle School and the 2017 SHAPE America Teacher of the Year. Read More

PE heart rate monitors

PE Heart Rate Monitors Help Students Develop Healthy Habits

By introducing technology-proficient students to wrist-worn PE heart rate monitors, teachers see engagement levels – and fitness results – soar.

“Any time you can use a piece of technology to meet a kid at their level, it’s phenomenal,” said Doug Hallberg, the 2017 SHAPE America Middle School P.E. Teacher of the Year. “I understand that it’s just a tool and what I do goes beyond the tool, but it’s a tool that lets me connect with a kid.” Read More

Depew

Depew schools introduce new fitness programs, technology with physical education grant

Originally published Jan. 18, 2018 in the Lancaster Bee.

By Amy Robb, Editor

Stacy Ribbeck, PEP grant coordinator for the Depew School District, outlined the effects of the three-year physical education grant in a presentation to the board on Tuesday night.

“Year one, last year, we primarily focused on the creation of our three state-of-the-art fitness and wellness centers, one in each of our three district buildings,” said Ribbeck.

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