First Advisor

MS Parks

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education

School

School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Comments

Education

Number of Pages

43 pages

Abstract

Every year more and more children become clinically overweight. One vital aspect of a child's overall health is their fitness level. This paper explores the correlation between cardiovascular activity and fitness levels. The research will be conducted at Monaco Middle School in two periods of sixth grade physical education. Pre and post fitness testing were used to evaluate fitness levels. The fourth period class will receive increased amounts of cardiovascular activities several days a week. The fifth period remained on the standard physical education schedule. The conclusion is made that there may be a correlation between the amount of cardiovascular activity and fitness levels, however more research may be needed.

Date of Award

Spring 2006

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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