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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 4 Lesson 1 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document
  • Unit 4 Intro Notes Assignment


What You Get When You Buy

  • Unit 4 Lesson 1: Physical Activity, Fitness, Sports Nutrition, and Stress
    • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
    • Link to U4L1 Information Document
    • Link to 4.01 Intro Notes
    • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Documents and Intro Notes


Lesson 1: Physical Activity, Fitness, Sports Nutrition, and Stress Introduction (28 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard):
    • 1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
    • 1.15.N Explain the physical, academic, mental, and social benefits of physical activity and the relationship between a sedentary lifestyle and chronic disease.
    • 7.1.M Assess personal patterns of response to stress and use of resources
    • 1.13.N Describe the amounts and types of physical activity recommended for teenagers’ overall health and for the maintenance of a healthy body weight
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Define Physical Activity, Exercise, Physical Fitness 
    • Describe the benefits of physical activity. 
    • Identify the types of physical activity. 
    • List  the 3 functions of sports nutrition.
    • Explain the correlation between stress and nutrition.
  • Terms Addressed: physical fitness, physical activity, exercise, physical health benefits, mental and emotional health benefits, social benefits, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, body composition, METS (metabolic equivalent), sports nutrition, stress.
  • What Athletes Eat Before They Compete
  • This or That Activity 
  • Discussion: How has stress influenced your food choices? 
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 1: Info Document 

  • Lesson 1 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Defines physical activity, exercise, and physical fitness. Gives examples.
    • Identifies the 5 components of physical fitness.
    • Discusses the types/levels of physical activity and give examples of each.
    • Defines sports nutrition.
    • Defines stress and nutrition. 


Lesson 1: Assignments

  • 4.01 Unit Introduction Notes 
    • Notes directly correspond with the Unit 4 Lesson 1 Info Document 
    • Students are instructed to define physical activity, exercise, and physical fitness and give examples of all three.  Students are instructed to list the 5 components of physical fitness, students are asked 4 questions about METS, sports nutrition, and stress and nutrition. 




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Total Pages

30 pages

Unit 4 Lesson 1: Physical Activity, Fitness, Sports Nutrition, and Stress

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