Fitness for Life - Updated 5th Edition - Paper

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/23/2006

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Fitness for Lifeis the original and best-selling high school text for promoting lifelong physical activity and healthy lifestyles that result in lifelong fitness, wellness, and health. Fitness for Lifehas been updated to make it better than ever. The updated edition retains the strengths of the fifth edition and has been enhanced with a test bank, an online study guide, and an array of other new features to keep teachers and students on the cutting edge.Fitness for Lifehelps students to-meet national, state, and local physical education grade-level standards;-learn about and meet national health goals for the year 2010;-become informed consumers on matters related to lifelong physical activity and fitness;-learn self-management skills that lead to adopting healthy lifestyles;-take personal responsibility for program planning and setting individualized goals;-recognize and overcome the barriers to reaching their activity and fitness goals;-use technology to promote healthy living and to separate fact from fiction; and-assess personal progress using a variety of tools, including FITNESSGRAM/ACTIVITYGRAM.The book's pedagogically sound format includes lesson objectives that are consistent with state and national health and fitness goals. The chapter and unit structure is consistent with a school-year structure and works with your schedule no matter what schedule you're on!The following are new features in the Updated Fifth Edition:-New focus on MyPyramid and the 2005 dietary guidelines-Online study guide and test bank-Increased emphasis on diversity awareness-Wrap-around lesson plans to accompany lesson plan book and CD-ROM-And much morerequest a desk copy to see!Every chapter of the fully updated student text includes the following elements:-Two lessons designed for the classroom portion of the class-Three activities designed for use in the activity portion of the class-A self-assessment that helps students to build a fitness profile to be used in program planning-A taking charge feature designed to reinforce self-management skills and concepts-A self-management skill feature that includes guidelines for learning self-management skills and reinforces taking charge-A chapter reviewNew ancillaries beef up already comprehensive ancillaries-The teacher ancillary packageincludes the following:-Lesson plans in CD-ROM and book formatDaily lesson plans guide teachers in working through the material and integrating the other ancillaries.-Wrap-around lesson plansA wrap-around set of lesson plans is available for those schools that require or prefer this format.-CD-ROM and print version of teacher resources and materialsIncludes worksheets, quizzes, blackline masters, and student workbooks. These can be copied from the print version or kept safe and printed out year after year from the CD-ROM.-CD-ROM of activity and vocabulary cardsThis includes 8.5- x 11-inch cards depicting activities with instructions and vocabulary cards for use in studying fitness terminology covered in the book.-CD-ROM of the presentation packageThis CD-ROM includes a PowerPoint presentation for every lesson in the book, making class time easy for you and more engaging for your students.-In-ser

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