• Health and Physical Education

    Study Guide for Personal Fitness Unit – 4th and 5th Grade

    P.E. Standard:  10.4.6 B. Explain the effects of regular participation in moderate to vigorous physical activities on the body


                                10.5.6 D.  Describe and apply the principles of exercise to the components of health-related and skill-related

                                                   fitness (Cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body    




    DIRECTIONS: Please review the following information with your child for our

    Health and Physical Education quiz. 

    The quiz for 4th and 5th  grade will be worth 15 points.




    Components of Fitness:

    • Strength is how much force you can exert with your muscles.
    • Body composition is the percentage of muscle, fat and bone in the human body.
    • Flexibility is moving your muscles and joints through a full range of motion
    • Cardiorespiratory Endurance is the ability of the heart and lungs to work for an extended period of time.
    • Muscular Endurance is the amount of force that a muscle can apply over and over.



    FITT Principle: (guides you in how often, how hard, how long and what kind of exercises to perform)


    • Aerobic activities raise your heart rate and keep it up for an extended period of time.
    • Biking, jogging and jumping rope are aerobic activities that improve your cardiorespiratory endurance.
    • Biking, jogging and swimming for long periods of time improve your cardiorespiratory endurance.
    • Anaerobic activities use energy sources stored in the body to perform work for a short period of time.
    • Sprinting and weight lifting are anaerobic activities that use energy sources stored in the body to perform work for a short period of time.
    • The password is the name TIGERCOACH plus the numbver of letters in your first name














Last Modified on November 23, 2010