- Get up to speed on the use of heart rate monitor technology in high school physical education and health instruction. - Teach students about lifelong heart fitness.- Help students individualize their fitness goals and assess their own progress.
Veteran physical educators Deve Swaim and Sally Edwards introduced middle school teachers to heart rate monitors in Middle School Healthy Hearts in the Zone (published in 2002). Their latest book focuses on the unique needs of high school teachers and is designed to make it easy for you to use this technology in your high school curriculum.
How is High School Healthy Hearts in the Zone different from Middle School Healthy Hearts in the Zone? The book provides additional worksheets and workouts for high school students, expanded coverage of the health benefits of heart fitness, in-depth technical information on heart rate monitors, and guidelines for using the technology in sports.
Learn how to- easily use heart rate monitors—even if you're a novice,- incorporate heart rate monitor technology into your high school curricula, - facilitate experiential learning that helps students see and feel how heart health fitness fits into the curriculum, - add variety to your teaching to keep students interested, and - provide athletes with a new way to monitor their progress.
The text explains the rationale behind using heart rate monitors and heart zone training in high school curricula. It provides 46 lesson plans that emphasize self-directed learning, goal setting, and self-motivation. It also presents 72 pull-out, reproducible student worksheets and pull-out log and journal pages.
Whether you're new to heart rate monitor technology or you're already using the device, you need High School Healthy Hearts in the Zone—everything you need to succeed is here.
|Publisher:||Human Kinetics Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||10.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Deve Swaim has worked with heart rate monitors since 1991 and taught health and physical education at the middle school, high school, and college levels since 1972. She has spoken of educational uses for heart rate monitors in presentations throughout the United States and in Australia.
Swaim is an instructor in the graduate teacher education program at Portland State University at Portland, Oregon. In 2001, she was elected the northwest representative to the board of governors of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. In 1997, she was awarded Honorary Life Member of the Oregon Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She also has served as a member of the Oregon Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport and was a founding member of the board of directors of the Oregon Health Promotion Foundation.
Swaim earned her master's degree in health and physical education from the University of Oregon in 1975.
Sally Edwards is a long-time physical educator and the creator of the heart zone training system introduced in this book. She is the author of five books on heart zone training, including the bestselling The Heart Rate Monitor Book. Edwards, a professional athlete, is a 16-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, former Master's world-record holder, and a member of the Triathlon Hall of Fame. In 1984, Edwards was an Olympic trials marathon qualifier. She is a former trustee and officer of the Women's Sports Foundation and founder of USA Triathlon, the governing body of triathlon. Since 1990, Edwards has served as the national spokesperson for the Danskin Women's Triathlon. She also founded the Heart Zones company, where she is currently head heart.
Edwards earned her master's degree in exercise physiology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970 and her MBA from National University in 1986.
Table of Contents
IntroductionSeven Principles of Heart Zone EducationGoals and Standards of Heart Zone EducationRationale for Using Heart Rate MonitorsEquipment Organization and Setup Suggestions for Classroom Management
Unit 1 Jump Start: A Quick Reference for Getting StartedBackground InformationUsing a Heart Rate Monitor for the First TimeLesson Plans
Unit 2 Measure: The First StepMeasuring and Recording Heart Rate DataUnderstanding Heart Rate AssessmentsLesson PlansStudent Worksheets
Unit 3 Monitor: The Second StepProgramming a Heart Rate Monitor Precise Heart Rate Monitoring Sources of Error in Heart Rate Assessments Increases in Cardiac Output Changes in the Heart Itself Variables in Data Outputs Individual Differences and Cooperation Rate of Perceived Exertion Zone Workouts Lesson PlansStudent Worksheets
Unit 4 Manage: Heart Zone TrainingThe Importance of Fitness Training Heart Zone Facts All About the Five Heart ZonesLesson Plans Student Worksheets
Unit 5 The Target: Goal SettingSteps for Setting GoalsTraining Tree: A Wellness ContinuumSetting Weight-Loss GoalsLesson PlansStudent Worksheets
Unit 6 Ten Steps to Heart Zone TrainingThe CourseTen Steps to Your Heart Zone Fitness Program Student Worksheets
Unit 7 The Play: WorkoutsAbout Heart Zone Training WorkoutsHow to Read a Workout OutlineLesson PlansStudent Worksheets Workouts
Unit 8 Using a Heart Rate Monitor for Sports ApplicationsPerformance-Training PrinciplesSport ApplicationsLesson PlansStudent Worksheets
Unit 9 Hardware: A Comprehensive Guide to Heart Rate MonitorsHeart Rate Monitor Functions and FeaturesSelection and Types of Heart Rate MonitorsDownloading Heart Rate Monitor DataReading a Heart Rate ProfileLesson Plans Student Worksheets
Unit 10 The Biomechanics of the HeartThe Never-Resting Heart MuscleThe Healthy Heart Muscle in the ZoneChanges in Heart RateEffects of Fitness Training on Heart Rate Measurements Lesson Plans Student Worksheets
Unit 11 Enlarging the Fat-Burning RangesFat Burning in the Heart ZonesThe Fat-Burning RangeThe Energy FormulaBurn RatesDesigning a Weight-Loss ProgramWeight GainEnlarging the Fat-Burning RangeLesson PlansStudent Worksheets
Unit 12 Heart Zones Circuit Training for Improvement AssessmentIntroduction to Heart Zones Circuit Training Assessment Tools Circuit StationsCircuit Worksheets
Appendix A: Student Log Pages Appendix B: Heart Rate Monitor TroubleshootingAppendix C: Healthy People 2010 Fact SheetAppendix D: Heart FactsAppendix E: Sally's Heart TipsAppendix F: Recent Research Findings Appendix G: Recommended Health Assessments
GlossaryBibliographyRecommended ReadingOther Books About Heart Zone TrainingMore Information About Heart Zone TrainingIndexAbout the Authors