Active Health Lesson #5 – Nutrition

Active Health Lesson #5 – Nutrition

Learning Outcomes:

– Students will be able to relate the characteristics of a healthy lifestyle to their ability to maximize personal potential

– Students will be able to analyse how healthy eating habits can support a healthy lifestyle

– Students will be able to use Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide to plan meals and snacks for a nutritionally balanced diet

– Students will be able to examine the relationship between individual eating practices and physical activity (Physical Education)

– Students will be able to describe factors that influence food choice

– Studens will be able to demonstrate an awareness of eating disorders

1) Facts About Our Eating Habits

The Facts

– Canada, like many nations, is in the midst of an epidemic of overweight and obesity.  Currently, 59% of adult Canadians are either overweight or obese

– There has also been a dramatic increase in unhealthy weights in children.  In 1978, only 15% of children were overweight or obese.  By 2007, Statistics Canada found that 29% of adolescents had unhealthy weights

– Strength and flexibility of boys and girls has declined significantly since 1981.

– The average Canadian child is sedentary for three to five hours a day in front of the TV. A study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal also showed that between 1981 and 1996, the prevalence of overweight boys increased from 15% to 35.4% (the prevalence of overweight girls increased from 15% to 29.2%).

– If current trends continue, by 2040, up to 70% of adults aged 40 years will be either overweight or obese

– In 2005, the total cost of obesity to Canadians was $4.3 billion; $1.8 billion in indirect healthcare costs, and $2.5 billiion in indirect costs

(http://www.childhoodobesityfoundation.ca/statistics)

2) Introduction

Active Health Lesson 5 – Weight Maintenance and Nutrition (PowerPoint)

Active Health Lesson 5 – Weight Mangagement Notes (PDF)

Active Health Lesson 5 – Weight Mangagement Notes (Word)

What are Your Calorie Needs

Calculate Your Calorie Needs: CLICK HERE

3) Eating Disorders

Awareness

Dove

5) Homework

Active Health Lesson 5 – Nutrition Worksheet (PDF)

Active Health Lesson 5 – Nutrition Worksheet (Word)

Active Health Lesson #4 – Sexual Health

Active Health Lesson #4 – Sexual Health

Learning Outcomes

– Student will understand that abstinence is the only truly safe method of preventing STIs

– Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of key lifestyle practices associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS, STIs and other communicable diseases

– Students will be able to demonstrate an ability to access health related resources

1) Introduction

Active Health Lesson 4 – Sexual Health (PowerPoint)

2) Homework

Active Health Lesson 4 – Sexual Health Worksheet (Word)

Active Health Lesson 4 – Sexual Health Worksheet (PDF)

Active Health Lesson #3 – Health and Skill Related Fitness Component / Understanding Heart Disease

Active Health Lesson #3 – Health and Skill Related Fitness Component / Understanding Heart Disease

Learning Outcomes:

– Students will be able to identify health related and skill related components of physical fitness

– Students will be able to perform a general evaluation of their own level of fitness

– Students will be able to explain heart disease, and methods to reverse it

1) Introduction:

Active Health Lesson 3 – Physical Fitness (PowerPoint)

2) Skill and Health Related Components of Fitness

Training Your Heart Rate C and D (PDF)

Training Your Heart Rate C and D (Word)

3) What is Heart Disease

4) How to Prevent Heart Disease

5) Homework

Training Your Heart Rate A and B (PDF)

Training Your Heart Rate C and D (PDF)

Active Health Lesson 3 – What is Fitness (PDF)

Active Health Lesson #2 – Training Your Heart, Understanding Heart Rate and F.I.T.T

Active Health Lesson #2 –  How Your Heart Works, Understanding Your Heart Rate and How to Train Using F.I.T.T

Learning Outcomes

– Students will be able to explain how the heart works

– Students will be able to describe F.I.T.T, and apply it to their personal training

– Students will undertstand the importance and role of the heart when training cardiovascular and physical fitness

– Students will be able to calculate their personal target heart rate

1) Introduction PowerPoint

Active Health Lesson 2 – Heart and FITT (PowerPoint)

2) Discover Your Target Heart Rate

Training Your Heart Rate A and B (PDF)

Training Your Heart Rate A and B (Word)

3) Homework

Active Health Lesson 2 – Training Your Heart Worksheet (PDF)

 

Active Health Lesson #1 – Physical Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle

Lesson #1

Physicall Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle

Learning Outcomes

– Students will be able to describe the benefits of active living, and the potential consequences of an inactive lifestyle.

– Students will be able to analyse the relationship between personal nutritional choices and participation in physical activity.

– Students will be able to create a personal statement about the importance of active living.

1) Complete the Fantastic Lifestyle Checklists

Fantastic Lifestyle Checklist (PDF)

Fantastic Lifestyle Checklist (Word)

Use this checklist to begin thinking about the relationship between their lifestyle choices and their health.

2) Complete the Stress Questionairre

Click Here (SparkPeople)

Click Here (Greater Good)

Use these quizzes to think about the negative impacts of stress, what causes stress, what are some easy ways to reduce stress in your life (sleep, eating properly, organising your time, exercising, having someone to talk to, focussing on your priorities)

3) Why is Active Living Important

In a group of 3-4, discuss the following:

a) What is active living

b) What are some of the positive factors for living actively

c) What are some of the negative factors for living actively

d) Read over 28 Reasons to be Physically Active:

– Choose the 3 most important reasons to be physcially healthy and explain your reasons to the group

– Choose 2 reasons that you just learned were benefits from being physcially active

4) Homework

Active Health Lesson #1 – Promoting Healthy Behaviours and an Active Lifestyle Worksheet (PDF)

Active Health Lesson #1 – Promoting Healthy Behaviours and an Active Lifestyle Worksheet (Word)