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Why We Warm Up Matthew Andrews. Goal: To stress the importance of a warm up and how to properly implement one in you physical education class to benefit.

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1 Why We Warm Up Matthew Andrews

2 Goal: To stress the importance of a warm up and how to properly implement one in you physical education class to benefit both you and your students.

3 Why Have A Warm Up? To prepare our bodies mentally and physically. Reduce the chances of injury. Focus attention to activity. Prepare are joints, muscles, tendons, and internal organs for activity. Increase blood flow, speed of nervous system, and sensitivity of nerve receptors.

4 What Technologies Can Help? Youtube/Just Dance Heart Rate Monitor Watch Nike+Sportband Nike+ Connect Nike SPARQ eyeReact Ball

5 Youtube/Just Dance Purpose: To provide visual aid for students to interact with. Value: Allows students to engage in fun warm ups with the newest and hippest music. Cost: Free. Resource: Youtube: Just Dance Gangnam Style

6 Heart Rate Monitor Watch Purpose: Allows students to read heart rate, calories burned, and time during a warm up activity such as the Just Dance video. Value: Takes away from having a professor reading each students individual heart rate. Cost: $49.99 Resource: Sportline Solo 905 Heart Rate Monitor Watch

7 Nike+ Sportband Purpose: Convenient wrist band to track your pace, distance, time, and calories burned. Value: Allows students to record how long they have warmed up and for how long. Cost: $59.99 Resource: store.nike.com

8 Nike+ Connect Purpose: To track your distance, time, pace, and calories burned on your computer. Value: Allows students to track their time of warm ups, pace, distance, and calories burned on a daily basis. Cost: Free Resource: store.nike.com

9 Nike SPARQ eyeReact Ball Purpose: Improve hand-eye coordination, reaction time, depth perception, and sport performance. Value: Allows students to warm up both body and mind for activity. Makes the student focus, preparing them mentally for the activity or sport ahead. Cost: $16.00 Resource: store.nike.com

10 In The End Must make warm up activity/games fun and interesting in order to hold their attention and keep them engaged. Have to give students the opportunity to suggest warm up activities. Technology is the trend of students today, and in order to keep student physically fit and active we must incorporate new and fun technological warm ups. Without a warm up students will be more likely to encounter an injury and not perform to the best of their ability.


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