Health and Human Performance
Innovative courseware designed to enrich every student's journey to wellbeing
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Fitness & Wellness
Foundations of Kinesiology
Health and Phys Ed Pedagogy
Connect for Health and Human Performance
Connect contains a wealth of interactive digital content designed specifically to engage learners in health and human performance courses and help them succeed with challenging content. Whether it’s understanding the bedrock science of health and fitness or developing optimum form in exercises and sports, Connect supports learners and instructors with assignments that are easily assigned, scored automatically, and posted directly to the course gradebook.
Connect for Health and Human Performance Features
Connect strengthens the link between faculty, students and coursework. Watch to learn more.
Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction for a more dynamic class experience.
Concept Clip animations help your students master key fitness and wellness concepts by using our assignable and assessable Concept Clips. Using colorful animation and easy-to-understand audio narration, Concept Clips provide step-by-step presentations to promote student comprehension. Topics include the stages of change model, diabetes types and metabolism, changes to the Nutrition Facts label, the cardiorespiratory system, and the stress response.
NewsFlash brings the real world into your classroom! These activities tie current news stories to key fitness and wellness concepts. After interacting with a contemporary news story, students are assessed on their ability to make the connections between real-life events and your course content. NewsFlash activities include topics ranging from racial health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic to Pilates to firm up the core.
NutritionCalc Plus, included in many health and human performance Connect products, is a powerful dietary analysis tool featuring more than 106,000 foods from the industry’s leading source: ESHA Research. This nutrient database is comprised of data from manufacturers, restaurants, grocery stores, literature sources, and the latest UDSDA Standard Reference for the most precise and accurate information.
Lab Activities and Self-Assessments
By completing labs that focus on a variety of fitness and wellness topics, students are provided with a well-rounded understanding of how to make positive behavior changes and get instant feedback about their current level of wellness. Students can then use this feedback to create their own individualized programs for improvement.
Video Capture by GoReact
Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.
Register for a Free Online Workshop
Hosted by award-winning faculty from colleges and universities around the country, our digital workshops and webinars focus on winning classroom strategies, methods and the use of technology to drive student success in your class.
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Hear From Your Peers: Digital Faculty Consultants
Curious to know what your peers have to say about using McGraw-Hill products in the classroom? Meet our Digital Faculty Consultants: a network of passionate educators—just like you—who have experienced success in the classroom using our technology and products.
DFC for Health and Human Performance
Illinois State University
Sync Connect with Your Learning Management System
Sync Connect with Your Learning Management System
Sync Your Connect Section with Blackboard Ultra - Manual Content Sync
Let us walk you through how to manually sync your Blackboard Ultra course to Connect.
Sync Your Connect Section with D2L Brightspace - Manual Content Sync
Discover how to provide a more seamless experience for students by pairing Connect with D2L.
Sync Your Connect Course with Moodle and Other LMS Platforms - Initial Pairing
Learn how to sync Moodle and other LMS platforms with Connect.
This Wellness Life
Appropriate for instructors, students, and anyone wishing to discover “This Wellness Life”. Tune in to explore all dimensions of wellness through current hot topics, news, and research. Special guests will include authors, instructors, and subject matter experts.
New topics include:
- An inside look at Your Health Today!
- The birds and the bees and the... er, the all things SEX episode
- Fresh on the bench and more: the Unintentional Injury episode
McGraw-Hill Create™ is a simple and easy-to-use online service allowing instructors to customize their own course books. Material can be pulled from different sources to create textbooks and eBooks tailored to your course.
Create a book, then download a PDF version in minutes, or receive a free review copy in just a few days!