College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
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
© Alicia Griffin
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Griffin, Alicia R., "Physical Fitness Levels in Girl's Sixth Grade Physical Education" (2006). Student Publications. 265.