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The right equipment for a healthier generation.
To dedicate ourselves to the health and wellbeing of our students OObesity is a growing problem among children around the country. WWith increasing sedentary lifestyles and poor physical fitness, The risk for debilitating disease and poor health conditions are likely to overcome the population. HHowever, there is hope within our schools to educate and motivate students to become healthier through enriching experiences and quality physical education instruction. TTo educate the youth, we as educators must be prepared as possible with the right tools to lead the change for a healthier generation.
What Aspect of fitness is the most critical? One major physical fitness component that needs to be addressed in schools today is cardiovascular activity. Cardiovascular activity is any activity that sustains a raised heart rate for a certain period of time. This type of activity uses the entire body and is one of the most effective ways to increase the physical fitness level in students.
Pedometers are devices the attach to a users waist and keep a running count of how many steps they have taken in a particular session. Simple and effective way to measure the distance walked each day, and measure their fitness levels. Durable and inexpensive Can help to motivate students to set “step” goals. More Information HereHere
Varied lengths for all students. Utilize jump skills and coordination skills. Combines cardiovascular and muscular endurance fitness component. Low cost of maintenance and replacement. More Information HereHere
Pro-Tuff half cones are a vital and versatile piece of equipment. These cones can mark boundaries, make playing field, or signal objectives in a variety of games and activities. Very inexpensive and very durable, Pro-tuff fitness cones with expand on a teachers creativity and will benefit students health and fitness. More Information HereHere
Utilizing sound equipment in the classroom introduces another level of learning. Can be used for an array activities such from playing music and teaching about dance, to play and instructional fitness program. Bringing an auditory aspect into a learning environment will only be beneficial to the students growth. This sound equipment with stimulate more students’ minds and involved them further in their education. More Information HereHere
This government funded website allows students and individuals to track there food intake and their physical activity throughout periods of time. There is no cost to the user. And the information is unbiased and useful. The website can be used to address all aspects of wellness in a persons life. From tracking physical activity, to tracking food intake, and make food recommendations based on the persons height weight and lifestyle.
The rise of disease and sickness is on the rise and the average age affected by long term illnesses is slowly getting younger and younger. Physical educators now more than ever have a responsibility to unhold the youth to a highier standard and instill the values and motivation to live a long and healthy life Participating in physical activity daily.
The cost of equipment is not near the price our students are going to pay when they are not physically healthy. With the proper tools at our disposal, physical educators can protect and the instill the value of physical fitness and provide a solution to the growing problem.