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Contents STARTING a Heart Zones Class    |    RUNNING a Heart Zones Class    |    STOPPING a Heart Zones Class   Tech Support Contacts: | (916) 481-7283 x 103 Version 72322021 Download PDF Starting a Heart Zones Class Turn on the Heart Zones Mobile Bridge Stand Alone Mode: Push and hold the black ON/Off button until…


Simplicity in Action in Your Physical Education Program

One of the questions that we receive from teachers that are interested in implementing Heart rate and activity tracker into their program is, “How easy will it be to use Heart Zones Move in my class.” My answer is always the same.


Lessons From The Heart

My journey as the pioneer of using heart rate sensors in the school setting begin in 1980. Since than I have been asked so many times: “Why do you think using heart rate sensors is so important”?  Since the first few months of this journey utilizing heart rate sensors, the most important reason I realized was that I knew I wasn’t “guessing” anymore when I would encourage students to either go faster or slow down. Before having access to wearable technology it was especially haunting each fall and spring when all 550 of my middle school students ran the mile, and then later, complete the 20 meter cardio test.


Part 2. Why Try? Why Use Technology in Your Physical Education and Health Classroom?

Part 2. Why Try? Why Use Technology in Your Physical Education and Health Classroom?© Sal Edwards, CEO and Founder, Heart Zones As a health and physical education teacher and coach, it might be challenging for you to adapt to the new technologies developed for your programs. One of these robust solutions is powerful enough to…


Incorporating MVPA in the WSCC Model: Using Objective Data to Drive Program Effectiveness and Student Success

Incorporating MVPA in the WSCC Model:  Using Objective Data to Drive Program Effectiveness and Student Success   Dr.Deb Berkey Director of Education and Training Heart Zones, Inc. The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) was created to support and optimize children’s social, emotional and academic development.  Centered on the child, the model emphasizes a…


Lessons From the Heart

Lessons From the Heart With Beth Kirkpatrick Earlier in the year Heart Zones pleasantly announced the return of Beth Kirkpatrick to the team. Not only does Beth bring decades of experience researching, funding and implementing wearable technologies into the physical education setting, but is passionate about how these products increase the service physical educators are…



MVPA IS ONE OF THE BEST Teacher Performance Tools As a department head, leader or individual teacher, one of your goals is to develop and support an effective physical education program. One of the best ways of accomplishing that goal is to incorporate the use of wearable fitness technology like heart rate and step tracking…

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