MEASURING PHYSICAL FITNESS COMPONENT

Subject : Physical And Health Education

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

Term : Second Term 

 

Week 7

 

TOPIC:  MEASURING PHYSICAL FITNESS COMPONENT

SUB TOPIC(S)
Identify physical fitness component.

 

Behavioural Objectives :
At the end of the lesson , the pupils should be able to

Identify activities for measuring endurance, strength and speed.
Explain how endurance, strength and speed are measured
Measure their endurance, strength and speed levels in various activities.

 

  • TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
    Whiteboard/Chalkboard
    Explanatory posters/pictures
    Explanatory videos

 

 

  • REFERENCE MATERIALS
    NERDC Basic Education Curriculum.
    Universal Basic Education Curriculum (UBE)
    Unified Schemes of Work for Lagos State Primary Schools (MIDDLE BASIC)
    Lagos State Scheme of Work for Physical and Health Education.
    Internet.
    Physical and Health Education for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: The students are familiar with.

 

CONTENT

 

 

MEASURING PHYSICAL FITNESS COMPONENTS

To Measure ones physical fitness the following activities are used:
endurance activities
Strength activities
Speed activities

 

ENDURANCE
Endurance is the power to withstand hardship or stress.
Endurance activities includes:
Minute  run
Bench step
Press ups
Push ups
Squat thrust

 

Type of endurance
Cardiovascular endurance: it is the endurance when you exercise for a long period of time. I.e. jogging 3 kilometers daily.
Muscular endurance: it is the power to exercise continuously for some time without been tired. Exercises like push-ups, press ups, squat thrust.

 

CARDIOVASCULAR ENDURANCE ACTIVITIES
The following exercise are used to measure cardiovascular endurance
Nine (9) minute run or walk
1.6 km run or walk
Bench stepping

 

NINE (9) MINUTE RUN OR WALK ACTIVITIES
The activities can be done on the school track or a particular measured area.
Steps for 9 minutes’ walk or runs activities
A command is given using a whistle or mouth to the students to start running or walking
Once it is up to nine minute a command is given to stop
And all students will remain where they are without movement
We use the distance covered by each student in metres to know his or her cardiovascular endurance.

 

BENCH STEP
These can be done indoor or outdoor using a bench. The following are steps to carry out Bench step cardiovascular endurance activity.
The students should stand upright in front of the bench.
They raise their left foot and place it on the bench while the right foot remain on the ground and bring down their left foot again. They do it over and over again.
The number of times a student is able to carry out this exercise shows his/her endurance level.

 

STRENGTH ACTIVITIES
Strength activities is the power to resist stress or force.
The activities used for measuring stress are Pull ups and sit ups.

 

SPEED ACTIVITIES
Speed the rate at which something move or happen.
The activity used for measuring speed is the fifty (50) meters dash or race.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

The Teacher revises the previous lesson (Table – Tennis).

The Teacher introduces the topic (MEASURING PHYSICAL FITNESS COMPONENT).

The Teacher explains the lessons.

 

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Learners participate in the class discussion

Learners practice  different physical fitness activities

 

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

 

Teacher ask the learners to:

Mention three physical fitness component

 

Mention three physical fitness activities

 

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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