Progress students through team building, game creation, organizing a season, and practicing skill development with Creative Physical Education! Many physical education lessons do not involve ongoing teams or seasons of games. But they practise because they are a team, the team is involved with a game, and the game is played across a season in competition with other teams.
Progress students through team building, game creation, organizing a season, and practicing skill development with Creative Physical Education! Students should be given the time to think about which skills are important to the game via the Game Skills Review. Multiple versions of this sheet can be used for the same game skill as students refine their understanding of this skill as it is used in the game.
Fitness is a very broad topic, as seen in the various interpretations of health-related fitness; these encompass cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. Game-related fitness usually concerns endurance, strength and flexibility. In terms more easily understood by younger students, this translates into fitness activities, strength exercises and flexibility stretches.
Peter Tripp’s experiences are a fairly accurate case study of the consequences of sleep deprivation. A 2005 National Sleep Foundation poll investigated the relationship between sleep and the emotional health of teenagers (National Sleep Foundation, 2005). In a study of 44 college students, where half had 8 hours of sleep and half pulled an “all-nighter,” those without sleep performed statistically worse than those with a full night of sleep.
Jacqui Greene Haas has been the athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Ballet since 1989, is the director of dance medicine academic seminars (www.dancemedicine.net), and is the director of the dance medicine division of Wellington Orthopedics in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she treats dancers in physical therapy, postsurgical rehabilitation, and general conditioning. A former professional ballet dancer with Boston Ballet, Southern Ballet Theatre, Tampa Ballet, New Orleans Ballet, and Cincinnati ...