Active for Life - Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador

T. Temertzoglou

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Active for Life

Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador

By: Ted Temertzoglou

Textbook

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has taken yet another important step in helping teachers and parents address the pressing issues of physical inactivity among young people, and is leading the way for other Canadian provinces.

ISBN 978-1-55077-176-3
Edition First
Year 2008
Page Count 240

$ 45.95 Educational Net Price

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Active For Life

Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador

By: Ted Temertzoglou

Teacher's Supplemental Resource

The Active For Life Teacher's Manual is only available with the purchase of a class-set of textbooks.

ISBN 978-1-55077-178-7
Edition First
Year 2010
Page Count 198

$ 129.95 Net Educational Price

Description

Active for Life: Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador is a comprehensive physical education resource for students. The resource matches up with all the curriculum outcomes for high school physical education. Through the Active for Life student resource, students will learn not only that they should be active, but why they should be active and how they can become active.

  • The Active for Life student resource captures the knowledge associated with physical education theory and principles. It is not enough simply to direct students to be active, they need also to grasp the principles underlying physical activity.
  • The Active for Life student resource was designed by teachers across the province, with students across the province, for students across the province. It reflects the experiences of teachers and students in Newfoundland and Labrador today.
  • The Active for Life student resource is being supported by extensive teacher training and in-service.
There have already been in-services for PE teachers and others are being planned, so that teachers are ready to run with the resource. More than ever, students need to know the “why” of physical activity and the “how.” By providing all students with a high-quality physical education resource, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is paving the way for the rest of Canada, a path other province are sure to follow.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Active Healthy Living

  • Wellness and Active Healthy Living
  • Healthy Bones and Muscles
  • Healthy Heart and Lungs
UNIT 2: Fitness Measurement and Appraisals
  • Cardiorespiratoy Fitness
  • Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility
  • Body Composition
UNIT 3: Fitness Planning, Exercises and Injury Prevention
  • Setting and Reaching Fitness Goals
  • Resistance Training for Fitness and Health
  • Safety Guidelines and Injury Prevention
UNIT 4: Nutrition for Everyday Performance
  • Nutrition and Healthy Eating
  • Nutrition Labels and Healthy Eating
UNIT 5: Lifelong Physical Activities
  • Indoor Activities for Fitness and Health
  • Outdoor Activities for Fitness and Health

About the Author

Ted Temertzoglou

Ted Temertzoglou has been a health and physical education (H&PE) teacher for 21 years. He has worked with H&PE teachers from around the world, presenting and conducting workshops in the US, Asia, Europe, Tunisia, Africa, and Zurich, Switzerland. He serves as an Ophea Master Trainer and was the recipient of Ophea’s 2008 Outstanding Contribution Award, and is the Ontario board representative for Physical and Health Education Canada.

Ted was a part of the team who wrote the Ontario curriculum for Exercise Science and also co-authored the text for the course Exercise Science. He is the lead author for Healthy Active Living: Keep Fit, Stay Healthy, Have Fun; Active for Life: Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador; and Active Healthy Living: Physical Education in Nova Scotia, all published by Thompson Educational Publishing.

Together with Thompson, Ted also produced the Active Living Fitness Circuit Charts, which are widely used by H&PE teachers in both elementary and secondary schools throughout Canada. Ted resides in Toronto with his wife, Carolyn, and their two children.