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1 Mr. Ellis 303-326-4729 Students USE -

2 Mr. Ellis’ classes for 2014-15 Comprehensive Health & Wellness – Considered Health, Wellness and Physical Activity for Life is a class designed as an introduction for students to understand and evaluate the importance of living a healthy and active lifestyle. Students will be introduced to the standards, concepts and components of wellness, decision making, health related fitness, skill related fitness, fitness guidelines and principles, goal setting, nutrition, in order to promote lifetime physical fitness. Students who complete this course will have the tools necessary to make informed decisions about their physical, social, emotional, and mental well-being to live an active healthy lifestyle.



5 Getting to know you - Why do you come to school? What does Health & Physical Education mean to you? What do you wish to be when you grow up? 20 years, 5 years, this year. What do you want to get out of this class? What activities do you already know how to do? What physical activities do you participate in outside of school? What are the benefits of physical fitness? What are your strengths? What would you like to improve about yourself?



8 Class Expectations VALOR PRIDE – Productive Responsible / Respectful Inclusive / Independent Dedicated Excellence

9 Class Expectations continued Pens, Pencils, Colored Pencils Notebook / Google Account No Electronic Devices Typical Day Fitnessgram Grading Policy Standards

10 Typical Day Enter correctly through the door and sit down in your seat before the tardy bell. Start working on (Warm-up) - Bell Ringer Activity! Activity / Discussion for the day (Work-out) Closure (Cool-down) The Teacher Dismisses Class!

11 Fitnessgram Fitnessgram is to promote lifelong physical activity. It is a comprehensive fitness assessment based on a battery of health-related physical fitness tests designed to assess students’ cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Fitnessgram provides students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to be active for a lifetime. (* Denotes mandatory pre & post test assessments.)

12 Fitnessgram Cardio-vascular or Cardio Respiratory Endurance Aerobic Capacity (Assessment Examples) *Pacer Test One-mile run/walk Walk test Swimming Laps

13 Fitnessgram Body Composition (Assessment Examples) * Body mass index (calculated from height and weight) Percent body fat (calculated from triceps and calf skin-folds) Bio-electrical Impedance

14 Fitnessgram Muscular Strength, Endurance (Assessment Examples) *Abdominal strength and endurance (curl-up) Trunk extensor strength and endurance (trunk lift)

15 Fitnessgram Upper body strength and endurance (Assessment Examples) *Push-ups Modified pull-up Flexed arm hang

16 Fitnessgram Flexibility (Assessment Examples) * Back-saver sit-and-reach Shoulder stretch

17 Grading Policy

18 NEW National Physical Education Standards: 2013 National Standards for Physical Education The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity. To pursue a lifetime of healthful physical activity, a physically literate individual: Has learned the skills necessary to participate in a variety of physical activities. Knows the implications of and the benefits from involvement in various types of physical activities. Participates regularly in physical activity. Is physically fit. Values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle.

19 2013 NEW National PE Standards Standard 1- The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. Standard 2- The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance. Standard 3- The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. Standard 4- The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others. Standard 5- The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

20 Colorado Academic Standards Comprehensive Health and Physical Education: The Colorado Academic Standards in comprehensive health and physical education are the topical organization of the concepts and skills every Colorado student should know and be able to do throughout their preschool through twelfth-grade experience. 1. Movement Competence and Understanding (Physical Education) Includes motor skills and movement patterns that teach skill and accuracy in a variety of routines, games, and activities that combine skills with movement; demonstrates the connection between body and brain function; and creates patterns for lifelong physical activity. 2. Physical and Personal Wellness (Shared Health & PE Standard) Includes physical activity, healthy eating, and sexual health and teaches lifelong habits and patterns for a fit, healthy, and optimal childhood and adulthood; examines society, media, family, and peer influence on wellness choices; practices decision-making and communication skills for personal responsibility for wellness; and identifies the consequences of physical inactivity, unhealthy eating, and early sexual activity. Includes health promotion and disease prevention, and teaches responsibility and skills for personal health habits as well as behavior and disease prevention; sets personal goals for optimal health; examines common chronic and infectious diseases and causes; and recognizes the physical, mental, and social dimensions of personal health. 3. Emotional and Social Wellness (Shared Health & PE Standard) Includes mental, emotional, and social health skills to recognize and manage emotions, develop care and concern for others, establish positive relationships, make responsible decisions, handle challenging situations constructively, resolve conflicts respectfully, manage stress, and make ethical and safe choices; examines internal and external influences on mental and social health; and identifies common mental and emotional health problems and their effect on physical health. 4. Prevention and Risk Management (Shared Health & PE Standard) Includes alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention; violence prevention; and safety; teaches skills to increase safe physical and social behavior in at home, in school, in the community, and in personal relationships; provides specific knowledge on avoidance of intentional and unintentional injuries; and practices decision-making and communication skills to avoid drug use, bullying, and dating violence.

21 National Health Standards Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health. Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors. Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance health. Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks. Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health. Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health. Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks. Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

22 Career Options Related to PE You need to be physically fit, no matter what you choose to do for a career!!! Athletic Trainer Athletic Coach Community Health Care Dancer / Choreographer Dance Teacher Dance Therapy Doctor / Surgeon Emergency Medical Technician Fish & Game Warden Fitness/Exercise Management Golf Course Design Health Educator / Promotion Lifeguard Massage Therapist Nutritionist Nursing Outdoor Recreation Park Ranger Personal Trainer Physical Education Teacher Physical Therapist Recreation Director Recreation Therapy Sr. Citizen Fitness Coordinator Sports Journalist Sports Management Sports Marketing Sports Medicine Youth Physical Activity Coordinator (After school/Summer)


24 Activities Clumping – (Groups creation) Team Juggle CHAOS or Key Pad Game Quiz – Do you know what these concepts are? Standards Health Related Fitness Components Skill Related Fitness Components F.I.T.T Guidelines Fitness Principles S.M.A.R.T Goals

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