Standard 2

Standard 2: Skill and Fitness Based Competence

Physical education teacher candidates are physically educated individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate competent movement performance and health enhancing fitness as delineated in the NASPE K – 12 Standards.
Element 2.2:   
Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of fitness throughout the program.

Nike+GPS iPhone App 



Nike+GPS is an app that I have purchased for my iPhone. This application is a must have for everyone who has a passion for running. Some of it's features include mapping your runs, tracking your time and progress, mid-run motivations and includes different challenges like Nike+ Tag. You can create your own run by choosing a set time or distance. Also one of my favorite feature is that you can view your run on a Google map and check out the mile markers and pace. I use this App daily because I am training for The Warrior Dash up Windham Mountain in Windham New York in August! This artifact meets Standard 2 because it shows me maintaining a health enhancing level of fitness through using the Nike+GPS program. This program has helped me develop as a future educator because I am able to understand, use and show how to maintain a healthy, fit and active lifestyle by using a fitness program. I also could teach this program to middle school and high school aged students in the future. Below are some pictures of me using 
 Nike+GPS and also here is a link to the Windham Mountain Warrior Dash course.
My total miles (shows runs, pace, & calories burned).
My 3 mile route around Cortland. It shows my pace.
Personal record for 3 miles!


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