Physical Fitness

Physical Fitness

Week 1: Introduction and Orientation
Weeks 2 and 3: Physical Fitness and Your Health

  • People with sedentary lifestyles risk developing chronic diseases (disease that develops gradually and persists over a long period of time.
  • In your group you should use MS Publisher to create a brochure to warn people with sedentary life styles of the risks of developing a certain disease.
  • The brochure should include:
    • A general description of the disease
    • The number of people who have or are diagnosed with the disease each year.
    • The symptoms of the disease.
    • The effects of the disease.
    • Treatment methods
    • Physical Activity suggestions to help them to prevent developing the disease.
    • Physical benefits of leading an active lifestyle.
  • The diseases include:
    • Cardiovascular disease (heart disease)
    • Stroke
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Type 2 Diabetes
    • Certain Forms of Cancer

Week 4: Physical Fitness and You

  1. Complete the fitness survey.
  2. Add to the discussion on the forum, How can I improve my physical fitness?

Week 5: Developing your Fitness Plan

  1. Complete the physical fitness plan by creating goals and a fitness plan for your week.
  2. Follow your fitness plan for the week.
  3. Count your heart rate during each activity.

Week 6: Evaluating your Fitness Plan

  1. Answer the following questions
    • Did you reach your weekly fitness goals?
    • Do your planned activities fall within your Target Heart Rate Zone?
    • Do you need to alter your physical fitness activities to meet your goals?
    • List 3 things you learned this week by creating your fitness plan.
    • Explain how you think this plan might change as you grow older.
    • Why is it important to monitor your fitness plan?
  2. Upload your evaluation to My Physical Fitness Plan Evaluation Upload.

Week 7: Sports Safety:

  1. Complete your fitness plan.
  2. Work in groups to complete the “Sports Injury Activity”. Follow the instructions below.

Week 8: Self Evaluation:

  1. Sign on to Google Docs
  2. Fill out the spreadsheet for your self evaluation.

Week 9: A Healthy Body Image

  1. Watch the short body image cartoon strip.
  2. Complete the T or F Game: Media and Peer Pressure.
  3. Think carefully about your answers and discuss them with your neighbor.
  4. Upload your thoughts to Moodle.
  5. Read over the Media and Peer Pressure information page.
  6. Answer the questions to the peer pressure and media journal below.

Week 10 and 11: What makes me different?

  1. Create a bitstrips avatar for yourself. Make sure it portrays characteristics about you that make you different from everyone else in the class.
  2. Open a Word document
  3. Copy and paste your avatar into the Word Document. Below your avatar include the following:
    • Your name.
    • What would the world be like if everyone looked the same?
    • List 3 things that make you different than others physically.
    • Why are these 3 things positive.
    • List 3 ways that people judge each other.
    • Why is it bad to be judgmental?
    • List 3 things that you look for in a friend.
    • List 3 things that represent your inner beauty.
    • How can these 3 things make the world a better place?
  4. Upload your document to Moodle.

Week 12: How can I be a positive role model?

  1. Using the Avatar from the previous lesson (bitstrips.com) create a comic strip showing your avatar acting as a good role model.
  2. This could be an example of being a good role model using inner or outer beauty.
  3. Your comic strip should be a minimum of 3 slides long.
  4. Copy and Upload your Comic strip to the “Positive Role Model Comic Strip” below.

Fitness Plan