personalized PE data

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

recovery heart rate

Skyline HS teaches recovery heart rate, improves PE student fitness

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 minutes, then rest for two minutes before taking their heart rate again. It’s something she’s been studying for five years, getting the results she desires both for program validation and, more importantly, student health.

“Last semester, 80 percent of my students were able to drop their recovery heart rate to 120 beats per minute or less,” Schellberg said last month. “There was a steady improvement from the first assessment to the last.” Read More