ERIC Number: ED261035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Being Fit. Teenage Health Teaching Modules.
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
The Teenage Health Teaching Modules (THTM) program is a health education curriculum for adolescents. Each THTM module frames an adolescent health task emphasizing development of self-assessment, communication, decision making, health advocacy, and self-management. This module provides information on the many physical and psychological benefits of being fit. It is designed to help students develop individualized exercise programs and engage in exercise programs that can be maintained. Six class activities are presented: (1) identifying reasons for being active; (2) determining individual fitness, based on recovery heart rate; (3) introducing concepts of aerobic fitness, Target Zone, and injury prevention; (4) analyzing one's own and others' lifestyle as a determinant of fitness activities; (5) establishing a realistic exercise plan; and (6) identifying community resources that encourage fitness. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.