tudents today are faced with so many choices regarding diet and exercise which lead to habits that extend into adulthood. SNEAKERS
, a body systems class, can help students take a step in the right direction. All lessons will include physical and fun activities to reinforce learning of the body system.
ew and innovative ideas for cardiovascular health and fitness principles are the focus of this class, which is ideal for grades 4-8. This course includes four one-hour interactive sessions.
ach student will learn about overall wellness as it relates to attitudes and quality of life.
- Studying systems of the body
- Noting ways to keep the heart healthy
- Aiming for 60 minutes of activity each day
- Evaluating the factors and components of fitness
ids will learn the importance of healthy habits and exercise from a BJC registered dietitian.
xercise and visual demonstrations that target the body system studied will be part of each class.
esults will be measured by pre- and post-testing. Teachers also will receive student feedback and evaluations.
tudents will learn valuable wellness principles addressed by the National Health Education Standards.
BJC School Outreach programs are designed to meet Missouri Grade Level Expectations (GLE) and Illinois Learning Standards (ILS). Trained health professionals teach students through interactive learning. Pre- and post-tests and evaluations are analyzed with IBM SPSS statistical software. Comprehensive program report and narrative are provided.