RESEARCH NOTE: Using Heart Rate Monitors in Research on Fitness Levels of Children in Physical Education

Strand, Brad; Reeder, Steve
January 1993
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Jan1993, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p215
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of heart rate monitors in research on fitness levels of children in physical education research. The primary goal of physical education in schools is to produce physically fit youth, teach about the relationship between physical activity and health, and promote skills necessary for productive lives of adults. Heart rate monitors can be used to assess success of physical education programs.


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