Physical Activity and Childhood Obesity - Daily recess is...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/10/11 Relationship to Elementary Physical Education Physical Activity and Childhood Obesity
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2/10/11 Overweight Among Youth Children 6 – 11 years, 33% considered overweight; 17% considered obese Children 12 – 19, 34% considered overweight; 17.6% considered obese These rates have doubled since 1980 8/10 states with the highest rates of obese and overweight children are in the south, as are 9 of 10 states with highest rates of poverty
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2/10/11 Key Guidelines for Children and U.S. Dept of HHS Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Children/adolescents should engage in 60 minutes or more of physical activity daily. Most of the 60 minutes should be either moderate or vigorous Activity should be vigorous in nature 3 days/ week Age appropriate activities are critical. NASPE recommends
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2/10/11 Texas TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) instruction mandated. 135 min. of moderate or vigorous structured physical activity per week/elementary (K – 5 or K – 6).
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Unformatted text preview: Daily recess is NOT required. Full day kindergarten and PK students should participate in3 30 minutes of physical activity each day (where possible). 30 minutes of moderate vigorous 2/10/11 Other information High school 1.0 physical education credits needed for graduation School districts can substitute: Community sports ROTC Marching band Cheerleading Drill team Any athletic participation 2/10/11 National Association for Sport and Physical Education (2010). Shape of the Nation Report. 2/10/11 Texas Essential Knowledge and http://www.tahperd.org/LINKS/links_popups/l 2/10/11 Discussion What is a good physical education program? How will your future goals include activity within your class (classroom teachers)? What type of physical education program (elementary) would you provide? How can physical education be integrated into other content areas?...
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