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Preschool Fitness 2 - Basics

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$45 Introduction to Preschool Fitness See Details  

Description

The class discusses the 6 components of an effective exercise program and the reasons and benefits for each.

Goal: to learn about the benefits of fitness for children and to develop an effective preschool fitness program

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Preschool Fitnes 2 - Basics

Goal: to learn about the benefits of fitness for children and to develop an effective preschool fitness program

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Warm-up
  2. Sports Skills
  3. Aerobic Exercise
  4. Muscle Strength
  5. Cooldown
  6. Stress Management

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • name 6 components of an effective preschool fitness  program
  • list 4 diseases that can be prevented by performing  aerobic and strength exercises
  • explain the danger involved in not warming up
  • describe why a proper cooldown is important for children
  • discuss the social benefit to teaching children sports skills
  • identify 12 different sports skills
  • list 5 different stress management techniques

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

Fitness & Movement
Exclusively Preschoolers

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • name 6 components of an effective preschool fitness  program
  • list 4 diseases that can be prevented by performing  aerobic and strength exercises
  • explain the danger involved in not warming up
  • describe why a proper cooldown is important for children
  • discuss the social benefit to teaching children sports skills
  • identify 12 different sports skills
  • list 5 different stress management techniques
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin