Physical Education

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Fitness Appraisals

This video contains demonstrations of 11 different fitness appraisals. Fitness appraisals can be used for assessment but should not be used for evaluation. They provide a snapshot of students' health-related fitness levels. Developing the class benchmarks collaboratively can help students develop...

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Dynamic Warm Ups

This is a series of 10 demonstrations of warm-up activities for physical education classes. Each demonstration is approximately 10-20 seconds in length. Activities included are: 1. Carioca 2. Shuffle 3. Heels Up 4. Jogging With Circles 5. Knee Hug Lunge 6. Knee Drive 7. Rewind 8. Side Shuffle wi...

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Circuit Training. Upper Body Exercises

This video demonstrates 21 different upper body exercises. Each demonstration is approximately 10-20 seconds in length. The exercises demonstrated are: 1. Push-Up 2. Fly** 3. Biceps Curl** 4. Triceps Dip 5. Triceps Extension** 6. Lat Pull Down** 7. Shoulder Press** 8. Decline Push-Up 9. ...

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Circuit Training. Lower Body Exercises

This video demonstrates 24 different upper body exercises. Each demonstration is approximately 10-20 seconds in length. The exercises demonstrated are: 1. Squats** 2. Jump Squats 3. Hamstring Curl* 4. Medicine Ball Leg Lifts 5. Lunge - Using Band** 6. Lunge 7. Calf Raises 8. Skip Tw...

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Circuit Training. Core Body Exercises

This video demonstrates 21 different upper body exercises. Each demonstration is approximately 10-20 seconds in length. The exercises demonstrated are: 1. Plank 2. Hipsters 3. V-Sit Tap 4. Jackknife* 5. Crunch 6. Superman 7. Side Plank 8. Russian Twist 9. Prone Ball Roll* 10. Leg Lift -...

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Harry Jerome: The Fastest Man on Earth

Canadian athlete Harry Jerome overcame racism to reach the height of track-and-field success. When an injury ended his career, Jerome continued training and went on to achieve one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. This short film is a condensed version of the feature documentary Mighty...

XS Stress: Teens Take Control

Three youth tell their real-life struggles while navigating the choppy waters of adolescence. Various sources of stress are identified, including new responsibilities, schoolwork, relationships with family and friends, racism, name calling and extra-curricular activities. The film offers insight ...

Teen Nutrition. What's the Big Debate? (Canadian Rainbow Edition)

There's no debate that healthy eating is good for you, but too often teens who have choices don't make smart choices when it comes to food and activity. Two high school classmates prepare for a debate on healthy eating, a nutritionist gives advice and student interviews give a "real life" view of...

Shredded

Shredded is about a group of teenage boys who want to transform their bodies so they become 'shredded' like the muscular bodies of their media heroes. The film reveals the risks they're willing to take to achieve the ideal male shape, exploring supplement use and the temptations of steroids. With...

Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness

Series: The National
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The G...

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Wisdom Keepers

Series: Dance Alive
In Wisdom Keepers, from the Dance Alive series, powwow dances such as the Grass, Jingle and men's and women's Fancy dances are demonstrated. History and issues surrounding First Nations dances are discussed and dancers are interviewed.

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