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Your Health

  1. 1. Your Health: Physical Fitness4TH GRADE<br />Katie Garver<br />EDU 290<br />Dr. Merrill<br /><br />
  2. 2. What is Physical Fitness?<br />Doing any activity that takes up energy such as walking biking or dancing you are doing physical activity. <br />When you do physical activity on a daily basis you are ensuring a healthy body which is physical fitness.<br /><br />
  3. 3. Key Words<br />Muscle Strength<br />Flexibility<br />Endurance<br />Aerobic exercise<br />Cardiovascular system<br />
  4. 4. Muscles<br />Muscle strength- the ability of muscles to apply a lot of force.<br />Examples: jump rope, pull-ups, push-ups, crunches, curl-ups.<br /><br />
  5. 5. Muscles<br />Flexibility- the ability to bend and twist comfortably<br />Examples: touching your toes, standing on your toes and reaching toward the ceiling<br /><br />
  6. 6. Muscles<br />Endurance-the ability to work hard for a long time.<br />Examples: exercising for at least 20 minutes ( biking, jogging, jump roping)<br /><br />
  7. 7. Exercise<br />Aerobic exercise- hard exercise that speeds up your heart and breathing rates<br /><ul><li>Aerobic means “with oxygen”
  8. 8. Exercise for at least 20 minutes
  9. 9. 3 or more times a week</li></ul>Examples: skating, dancing, skiing, raking, digging, fast rowing<br /><br />
  10. 10. Aerobic Exercise Oxygen Cycle<br />
  11. 11. Aerobic exercise<br />Strengthens cardiovascular system (circulatory system, includes heart and blood vessels)<br />Keeps blood vessels from getting clogged so blood flows better<br />
  12. 12. Exercise Plan<br />Its important to create an exercise plan that fits into your daily schedule to make sure you are physically fit.<br /><br />
  13. 13. What Makes a Good Exercise Plan?<br /><ul><li>Aerobic activities at least 3 times a week
  14. 14. All other days must incorporate muscle strength and flexibility
  15. 15. Plan should last 20-30 minutes
  16. 16. Begin with a warm-up and end with a cool- down</li></li></ul><li>Warm-Up and Cool-down<br />Warm-ups and cool-downs are the stretches and slow activities that everyone should do before and after your exercise plan.<br />Allow at least 5 minutes <br />Warm-up and cool-downs are important in exercise because they help prevent any injuries.<br />
  17. 17. How does Rest And Sleep benefit me? <br />Gives your heart and muscles a chance to slow down and un wind. <br />Your muscles relax almost completely when you sleep. <br />Body stores up energy when you sleep <br /><br />
  18. 18. Exercise and Sleep<br />If you get 10-11 hours of sleep a night you will wake up fully energized<br />People who exercise on a daily basis sleep better!<br /><br />
  19. 19. Benefits of being physically fit<br /><ul><li>Reduces risk of heart disease
  20. 20. Reduces risk of high blood pressure
  21. 21. Reduces risk of depression and anxiety
  22. 22. Helps control weight
  23. 23. Reduces risk of diabetes
  24. 24. Alleviates stress
  25. 25. Helps build and maintain healthy bones muscles and joints
  26. 26. Promotes well-being</li></li></ul><li>The End! <br /><br />
  27. 27. References<br />Harcourt Inc. Teachers Edition. Your Health: Grade 4. wrote by Gibbons, C. Ozias,J. and Stockton, C. Published in 2003<br />