Fitness & Wellness
Here are a selection of Fitness & Wellness resources available in the Community Health library. We can't list everything we have here, so get in touch with us if you're looking for something specific! firstname.lastname@example.org
There are a number of visual aids, including displays, charts, and models that may be helpful in teaching about fitness and cardiovascular health. Borrow them from the library.
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Kits & Curricula
50+ information sheets from the American Heart Association.
From Human Relations Media
The Fitness Station, a kit consisting of a 10 minute DVD and 10 posters. Grades K-6.
Lifestyle Diseases and How to Avoid Them, an 18 minute DVD, teacher's resource book, handouts, and pre- and post-tests. Grades 7+
Total Health: Becoming Physically Fit!, is a 3 part video series (VHS format), that includes a teacher's resource book and handouts.
LifeSchool 2000: Health is a curriculum intended for adult learners. Each chapter includes assessment materials, clear objectives, and some ESOL practice exercises such as irregular verbs, vocabulary, and dialogues.
Take Care of Yourself: A Health Care Workbook for Beginning ESL Students provides language skills while giving information in the four major areas of health care: personal and home, community, children’s and adolescents’, and women.
Fitness and Wellness Books
Databases & Journals
Some of these resources are available only to MGH employees and students.