Activity: Athlete Before and After


Educators should download the lesson plan and activity materials which contains speakers' notes.


1. This activity allows students to understand the relationship between smoking and the physical limitations it causes.

2. This interactive demonstration will give students a sense of how a smoker’s body is less equipped to respond to physical activity.





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Branching Out

Whether you have more teaching time or want to dive into similar topics to form a lesson, here are just a few options of other Toolkit curriculum items that you can use with this activity.


Discussion Guide

Students can have a conversation with a trusted adult about tobacco.



This gives students an overview of tobacco, including the harms associated with using it.


Tobacco Curriculum

Want to see all of the tobacco curriculum available on the Toolkit? Click on the title/heading above.