This excel worksheet reinforces the focus for students to know how to take their pulse. It is a template for all areas of sport and activity. It has been used effectively in jump rope, basketball and WOD lessons and engages students to work out at their own pace based on their heart rate.
Here is a booklet for the Unit 11 Development of Personal Fitness I made for my BTEC students which has made the unit much easier to teach in a practical setting. I hope it's of help - it can be easily tweaked and developed to suit your class, taste and needs in the department.
This resource is specifically aimed at the delivery of the AQA AS/A2 level specification and covers characteristics of physical activity. It contains a PowerPoint presentation and student worksheets for all material covered.