Monday, December 30, 2013

Health Teachers and Coaches Will Love These 56 Resources

The number one New Year's resolution is to lose weight, yet our health is something we should be concerned about 365 days a year. If you teach health or coach a sport, (or you just want to take care of your health) here are a bunch of resources you should consider. (The infographics have been added to the INFOGRAPHICS tab at the top of this page and the rest of the links have been added to the PE and Health page)


BMI (BODY MASS INDEX)
About BMI- from the Centers for Disease Control

Animation: Body Mass Index

BMI Age Growth Chart for Boys

BMI Age Growth Chart for Girls

BMI Calculator- Fitness Magazine's online calculator

BMI Explained- from Men's Health

Body Mass Index for Age Percentiles- chart


CALORIES AND ACTIVITIES BURN
20 Everyday Activities and the Calories They Burn- Discovery Health

Activity Based Calorie Burn Calculator

Calories Burned- My Calorie Counter

Calories Burned in 30 Minutes of Leisure and Routine Activities

Top 10 Calorie-Burning Activities and Exercises

Winter Activities and How Many Calories You Burn



HEART-RATE and EXERCISE
Activities for Middle or High School Students About the Cardiovascular System or the Heart Education

BrainPOP Educators- lessons for younger kids

Does Exercise Affect Heart-Rate?- elementary lesson

Exercise Science Inspires Kids- about middle school in Mammoth Lakes, CA

Teachers Learn How Exercise Helps Kids to Do Better in School




Using Heart-Rate Monitors to Achieve Lesson Design and Training Goals



MEALS AND SNACKS (Includes recovery meals)
50 Awesome Pre and Post Workout Snacks

Best Breakfasts for Before and After Your Workout- from Fitness Magazine

Food as Fuel: Before, During and After Workouts- from the American Heart Association

How to Choose a Pre Workout Meal- from Wikihow

Pre-Workout Snacks- from WebMD

What to Eat Before and After a Workout- from Food Matters

What to Eat Before Running



SMARTPHONE APPS FOR HEALTH and EXERCISE
7 Best Diet Apps for iPhone and Android

The 11 Best Healthy Lifestyle iPhone and Android Apps of 2013

30 iPhone Apps to Help You Exercise

The 64 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2013

The Best Health and Workout Apps for Teens

Best iPhone Fitness Apps

Good Health and Fitness Apps for Your Smartphone


TDEE (TOTALLY DAILY ENERGY EXPENDITURE)
Caloric Deficit Explained


Metabolism Lesson Plans- grades 9-12

TDEE Calculator

The Tool for Weight Loss That Trumps Everything Else



LESSON PLANS
Adolescence Food and Nutrition

Fast Food Nutrition Plans

Fast Food Quiz

High School Nutrition Lessons- lessons, activities and presentations

Lesson Plans and Presentations- from Drexel University; covers meals, snacks, activity and much more

Nutrition and Fitness Lesson Plans- from Learn to Be Healthy

Nutrition Lesson Plans- TeAchnology



INFOGRAPHICS
Anti-Inflammatory Pyramid

The Complete Guide to Workout Nutrition

The Eat Well Plate

A Healthy Eating Plate- graphic from the Harvard School of Public Health

The Kid's Activity Pyramid

Mediterranean Pyramid

Raw Foods Diet

Sports Nutrition Pyramid

The Vegan Food Pyramid

The Vegetarian Pyramid

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