Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness The Physical Best Teacher's Guide

ISBN-10: 0736048073

ISBN-13: 9780736048071

Edition: 2nd 2005

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Through this guide, teachers can do the following:--Revitalize their curriculum with cutting-edge information-Learn to implement health-related fitness education in a comprehensive manner-Get up to date on the latest guidelines for teaching health-related fitness-Build their personal toolbox for student motivation, goal setting, curriculum integration, and assessment of fitness-Learn the foundational knowledge for teaching health-related fitnessJust as there are no shortcuts to health and fitness, there are no shortcuts taken in this authoritative guide. Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness: The Physical Best Teacher's Guide, Second Edition, covers all the bases that teachers need for implementing a health-related physical education curriculum to promote lifelong fitness.This text helps teachers benefit from experienced physical educators' wisdom and knowledge of real-world physical education. In doing so, teachers can do the following:--Set realistic but challenging goals for their program and students-Revitalize their curriculum with cutting-edge information-Plan their curriculum to meet national and state health-related fitness standards.The only text of its kind in the field of physical education, this revised edition offers the latest information on important health-related physical fitness teaching and physical education issues. This edition includes the following features in a streamlined, easy-to-use format emphasizing the development of lifelong fitness:--Discussion of the revised national physical education standards (NASPE 2004)-Enhanced and updated information on physical activity guidelines, assessment, nutrition, inclusion, and goal setting-Practical examples for teaching and assessment, applying the proven concepts in real-world physical education settings-Ready-to-use worksheets, charts, and other educational tools, including a glossaryPhysical Education for Lifelong Fitness: The Physical Best Teacher's Guide, Second Edition, provides teachers with the clear philosophical foundation for the Physical Best program and presents a framework for implementing a health-related physical education curriculum to promote lifelong fitness.More about Physical Best ResourcesPhysical Best is the complete package teachers need to help students gain the knowledge, skills, appreciation, and confidence to lead physically active, healthy lives. No other set of resources comes close to delivering the amount of practical information teachers will find here. And it's versatile. Teachers can use Physical Best resources to refine their programs or to develop new programs at the school, district, or state level, including teacher training and certification.Physical Best is composed of these resources:--Physical Best Activity Guide: Elementary Level, Second Edition-Physical Best Activity Guide: Middle and High School Levels, Second Edition-Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness: The Physical Best Teacher's Guide, Second Edition-Educational workshops available through NASPE that enable teachers to become certified as Physical Best health-fitness specialists and instructors. Visit for more information.For more information on the other Physical Best books, please see Companion Resources, below.
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List price: $39.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 7/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090

Foundations of Health-Related Fitness and Physical Activity
Introduction to Physical Best
Physical Activity Behavior and Motivation
Basic Training Principles
Components of Health-Related Fitness
Aerobic Fitness
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Body Composition
Curriculum and Teaching Methods
Curriculum Development for Health-Related Physical Fitness Education
Teaching Styles and Strategies
Including Everyone
Foundations of Assessment in Health-Related Fitness and Physical Activity
Principles of Assessment
Assessing Health-Related Physical Fitness
Assessing Fitness Knowledge, Self-Responsibility, and Attitudes
Worksheets and Reproducibles
Nutrient Content Claims
Exercises for Prepuberty
Alternatives for Questionable Exercises
Body Mass and Composition Measures
CDC's Guidelines for School and Community Programs to Promote Lifelong Physical Activity Among Young People
Student Asthma Action Card
About Physical Best
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