PEC: Bulletin Boards for Physical Education

Title of Bulletin Board: Body Composition

Category: Nutrition

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Materials: poster of muscles and bones, letters


Body Composition is one a components of Health-related fitness that should be taught with accurate info and care. This bulletin board provides for a template of how to present the information related to body fat and fat-free mass along with some basic facts as to the importance fat plays in a healthy lifestyle such as: provides storage of energy, protects the bones and organs from trauma through fat padding, allows the absorption of vitamins A, D, E, and K, and provides for membrane support of all of your cells in your body to name a few.

(This board description was modified to meet the high school grade-level and is designed to provide for a template at this and the lower grade-levels as well)

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Submitted by Susanna Horner who teaches at Rolling Valley Elementary School in Springfield, VA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 11/12/2014 8:36:24 PM. Viewed 6366 times since 10/16/2014.

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