Physical Activity - Outcome B (10-12)-7
activity has been reproduced from the Canadian Active Living Challenge.
Contact the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education,
Recreation and Dance at 1-800-663-8708 for ordering information.
the "Common Reasons for Not Moving"
sheet to review some of the barriers to physical activity. After
this discussion, have a debate on the following topic or on a related
topic of your choice.
becoming an important part of Canadian culture?
participants into small groups of three or four. Have the groups
imagine how a typical day will be spent 20 years from now. Groups
can list and report their ideas to the rest of the class. Encourage
them to look at trends over time to help with their predictions
(e.g., cycling - the move from racing bikes to mountain bikes, cycle-commuting,
trends in running and aerobics). Follow the reports with a discussion
about how technology could affect physical activity patterns of
pairs, students can use the "Activity
Interview" sheet to conduct an informal survey among young people
in the community. The interview could also be done with parents
and/or grandparents/seniors to examine how physical activity patterns
change over time.
generously provided from the Canadian Active Living Challenge by
the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation