SFUSD Physical Education Department are Proud to have partnered with:
American Heart Association: What: American Heart Association (AHA) Julie Kaufmann and American Dietetics Association interns in collaboration withSFUSD Physical Education Instructors Verna Castro-Burwell and Tatiana Kanakis will provide a series of twice a month (Monday) cooking classes at Phillip Burton HS from 5:00 - 6:15 pm on Monday, January 12, Monday, January 26, Monday, February 9 culminating with a family engagement meal night with parents and families on Monday, February 23rd from 4:15-6:15 at the Burton HS cafeteria. Prior to the cooking class students will engage in various fun fitness activities from 4-5pm on Monday.
The purpose of this cooking class is teach students how to prepare easy, affordable, tasty meals using AHA recipes. These recipes will help keep families fit, lower the risk of heart disease and stroke for lovesd ones and help balance student's food budget. Our commitment is for students to continue to eat more meals at home to improve diet and heart health.
Why? The obsesity crisis in America has no single cause. Our plan is one step in addressing our goal. By teaming up with AHA for nutrition and SFUSD PE for fitness, we are able to provide our students with tools for living healthy by increasing physical activity with fun and engaging activity and foods that contribute to optimal health.
Students will be provided with a fitpack that includes a backpack, t-shirt, pedometer, exercise band, cutting board, measuring cup, measuring spoon, silicone spatula, fitness and nutrition logs provided by SFUSD PE. Other free resources to provided by AHA: measuring spoon, instructional materials and resources. American Heart Association Documents
Shape Up San Francisco: The Shape Up San Francisco Coalition is a multidisciplinary body convened to address the epidemic of chronic disease through primary prevention and environmental strategies, with an emphasis on physical activity and nutrition. Shape Up SF is committed to reducing health disparities in chronic diseases that disproportionately affect African American, Latino and Asian populations. Our mission is to increase the awareness of and opportunities for increased physical activity and improved nutrition where people live, play, work and learn.
Y Bikes: The Y Bike PE program teaches youth safe bicycle riding and street skills in their regular school physical education class. This is achieved through a services of bike handling drills and the simulation of traffic situations of progressive difficulty, culminating in a group neighborhood ride. The ultimate goal is to teach students how to ride safely through their city and to train PE teachers how to implement the curriculum (which meets CA State PE Standards) on their own.
The PE program is a safe, fun way for students to learn basic safety, handling, and communication skills, while giving them the confidence they need to successfully navigate basic traffic situations. Students do not need to have ever ridden a bike before starting the program.
TRX: Our office is thrilled to present clarity and structure in an exciting collaboration between SFUSD and TRX throughout our high schools. Our cutting edge vision with TRX includes teacher training across our district, each site receiving fitness equipment, instructional materials, other 21st Century Learning PE resources for iPad and smartphone applications customized to address our student's individual needs. Purpose of the TRX® Suspension Training® Course
To equip SFUSD Physical Education fitness professionals with the knowledge and skills required to effectively use the TRX® Suspension Trainer™ themselves, modify exercise intensity for students at all levels of fitness, and describe why Suspension Training is such a unique and powerful form of exercise.
After completing this course, participants will be able to: