Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness - 3rd Edition: The Physical Best Teachers Guide / Edition 3
  • Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness - 3rd Edition: The Physical Best Teachers Guide / Edition 3
  • Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness - 3rd Edition: The Physical Best Teachers Guide / Edition 3

Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness - 3rd Edition: The Physical Best Teachers Guide / Edition 3

by SHAPE America - Society of Health and Physical Educators, Suzan Ayers, Mary Jo Sariscsany
     
 

Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness: The Physical Best Teacher’s Guide presents strategies to incorporate health-related fitness and activity into PE programs. Teachers learn to develop a curriculum based on current national standards and guidelines, apply fitness concepts in real-world settings, and motivate

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Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness: The Physical Best Teacher’s Guide presents strategies to incorporate health-related fitness and activity into PE programs. Teachers learn to develop a curriculum based on current national standards and guidelines, apply fitness concepts in real-world settings, and motivate students to live healthy, active lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736081160
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
177,292
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations of Health-Related Fitness and Physical Activity

Chapter 1. Introduction to Physical Best

What Is Physical Best?

What Makes Physical Best Unique?

Physical Best Companion Resources

Related Resources

Physical Best Certification

Summary

Chapter 2. Physical Activity Behavior and Motivation

Does Physical Activity Decline With Age?

Internal Factors Influencing Physical Activity Behavior

External Factors Influencing Physical Activity Behavior

Why Physical Activity Decreases With Age

Motivating Students to Be Active for Life

Creating Physical Education Programs That Motivate

Building a Fitness Program Using Student Goals

Summary

Chapter 3. Basic Training Principles

Understanding the Basic Training Principles

Applying the Basic Training Principles

Components of a Physical Activity Session

Social Support and Safety Guidelines

Summary

Chapter 4. Nutrition

Foundations of a Healthy Diet

Categories of Nutrition

Dietary Tools

Consequences of an Unhealthy Diet

Summary

Part II: Components of Health-Related Fitness

Chapter 5. Aerobic Fitness

Importance of Aerobic Fitness

Defining and Measuring Aerobic Fitness

Teaching Guidelines for Aerobic Fitness

Determining How Much Physical Activity Is Needed

Aerobic Fitness Training Principles

Monitoring Intensity

Cross-Discipline Ideas

Training Methods for Aerobic Fitness

Addressing Motor Skills Through Aerobic Fitness Activities

Safety Guidelines for Aerobic Fitness Activities

Summary

Chapter 6. Muscular Strength and Endurance

Definitions of Muscular Strength and Endurance Concepts

Benefits of Resistance Training

Resistance-Training Cautions

Teaching Guidelines for Muscular Strength and Endurance

Principles of Training

Training Methods for Muscular Strength and Endurance

Addressing Motor Skills Through Muscular Strength and Endurance Activities

Safety Guidelines for Muscular Strength and Endurance Activities

Summary

Chapter 7. Flexibility

Definitions of Flexibility Concepts

Types of Stretching

Benefits of Flexibility

Factors Affecting Flexibility

Teaching Guidelines for Flexibility

Principles of Training

Addressing Motor Skills Through Flexibility Activities

Safety Guidelines for Flexibility Activities

Summary

Chapter 8. Body Composition

Teaching Guidelines for Body Composition

Relating Body Composition to Other Health-Related Fitness Components

Methods of Measuring Body Composition

Helping the Overfat or Underfat Student

Summary

Part III: Curriculum and Teaching Methods

Chapter 9. Integrating Health-Related Physical Fitness Education Into the Curriculum

Curriculum Development

Recommended Core Content for a Health-Related Fitness Education

Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT)

Program Design

National Standards

Developing Curriculum to Promote Lifetime Fitness

Fitness for Life

Determining Unit or Grade-Level Outcomes

Summary

Chapter 10. Teaching Styles and Strategies

Preparing the Environment

Teaching Styles

Enhancing Health-Related Fitness in the Classroom Setting

The Homework Concept

Extending Physical Activity Time

Technology

Summary

Chapter 11. Including Everyone

Relevant Laws

Benefits of Inclusion

Methods of Inclusion

Major Areas in Which to Ensure Inclusion

Summary

Part IV: Foundations of Assessment in Health-Related Fitness and Physical Activity

Chapter 12. Principles of Assessment

Assessment

Applying Assessment Tools

Grading and Reporting Student Progress

Using Assessments for Program Planning

Summary

Chapter 13. Assessing Health-Related Fitness and Physical Activity

Guidelines for Appropriate Health-Related Fitness Assessment

Fitnessgram

Tailoring Health-Related Fitness Assessment

Using Health-Related Fitness Results Appropriately

Guidelines for Appropriate Physical Activity Assessment

Strategies for Assessing Physical Activity

Using Physical Activity Assessment Results

Summary

Chapter 14. Assessing the Cognitive and Affective Domains

Cognitive and Affective Domains

Health-Related Fitness Knowledge: The Cognitive Domain

The Affective Domain

Tools for Assessing the Cognitive and Affective Domains

Grading in the Cognitive and Affective Domains

Summary

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