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Rating of Perceived Exertion: Borg Scales

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Title:

Rating of Perceived Exertion: Borg Scales

URL:

https://www.sralab.org/sites/default/files/2018-04/Rating_of_perceived_exertion_-_Borg_scale.pdf

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Heart Online
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is a widely used and reliable indicator to monitor and guide exercise intensity. The scale allows individuals to subjectively rate their level of exertion during exercise or exercise testing. Developed by Gunnar Borg, it is often also referred to as the Borg Scale.

This resource explains the Borg Scale and includes a visual display. 

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 7
7-3.9) Explain how the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale can be used to determine the perception of the work effort or intensity of exercise.

APE accommodation suggestions: Visual aids and cues

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-3.9) Apply concepts of physical fitness to adjust physical activity intensity.

Examples: RPE, FITT formula

APE accommodation suggestions: Visual aids and cues

Tags: Borg, Rate of Perceived Exertion, RPE
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush