PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • Students must elect one (1) of the following courses to meet the one-half (0.5) physical education credit required for graduation: Healthy Lifestyles Through Physical Activity, Healthy Lifestyles Through Aquatics, EFA: Beginning Dance Studio, EFA Integrated Dance/PE/Health Class, EFA: Intermediate Dance Studio, Marching Band.

     

    [R] Healthy Lifestyles Through Physical Activity
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6510-1
    Prerequisite: None
    Students will assess and increase their knowledge about health-related fitness, refine personal-social skills, and develop basic fitness and motor competencies that will facilitate the pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle. Content will include: Fitnessgram assessment, nutrition assessment, and the basic concepts and principles of personal fitness. Physical activities include circuit fitness, weight training, net/wall games, target games, invasion, swimming, and dance. Students will develop a plan for maintenance of personal physical fitness.

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    [R] Healthy Lifestyles Through Aquatics
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6520-1
    Prerequisite: None 
    Students will assess and increase their knowledge about health-related fitness, refine personal-social skills, and develop basic fitness and motor competencies that will facilitate the pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle. Content will include: Fitnessgram assessment, nutrition assessment, and the basic concepts and principles of personal fitness. Physical activities include basic swimming skills, swim conditioning, water aerobics, water safety skills, and water polo. Students will develop a plan for maintenance of personal physical fitness.

    Aquatics
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6551-1
    Prerequisite: Healthy Lifestyles Through Physical Activity or Healthy Lifestyles Through Aquatics
    This course is designed to offer students opportunities to continue participation in health-related fitness activities (cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility and body composition) that focus on aquatics such as intermediate and advanced swimming skills, water polo, conditioning, and diving.

    Athletic Weightlifting and Training 
    1 Trimester • 0.5 Credit
    Course #: 6559-1
    Prerequisite: Conditioning I or II 
    Note:  This course may be taken for one, two, or three trimesters
    This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn weight training concepts in relation to the sport or athletic endeavor that they are participating in. Students will benefit from comprehensive weight training and cardio-respiratory activities. Each student will have an individualized workout program for each sport or activity both in-season and off-season. Students will learn the fundamentals of all aspects of weight training. The course will provide both lecture and activity sessions. Students will be empowered to develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness, and movement activity for a lifetime.

    Conditioning I
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6553-1
    This course is designed to offer students opportunities to continue participation in health-related fitness activities (cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility and body composition) such as strength training, circuit fitness, aerobics and jogging.

    Conditioning II
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6555-1
    Prerequisite: Athletic Conditioning/General Conditioning (former courses)/or Conditioning I 
    This course is designed to provide students and athletes with an opportunity to assess health-related physical fitness (cardiovascular, endurance, flexibility, strength training, speed, and agility). Activities include weight lifting and conditioning to improve speed, power, and explosion, Speed and agility will be used through various drills and activities including circuit training and aerobics. Students will keep a log on MBI, heart rate, and body fat.

    Conditioning III
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6556-1
    Prerequisite: Conditioning II
    Fitness students and athletes will continue to assess health-related physical fitness (cardiovascular, endurance, flexibility, strength training, speed, and agility). Activities include weight training, circuit training, and aerobics.

    Conditioning IV
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6557-1
    Prerequisite: Conditioning III
    Fitness students and athletes will continue to increase strength, speed, endurance, power, and explosion through weight lifting and various drills and activities including circuit and interval training.

    Recreational Sports
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6554-1
    Prerequisite: Healthy Lifestyles Through Physical Activity or Through Aquatics
    This course is designed to offer students opportunities to participate in recreational sports that improve health-related fitness activities (cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility and body composition). Activities such as ultimate Frisbee, golf, disc golf, orienteering, tennis, badminton, and weight training are offered.

    Recreational Team Sports
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit 
    Course #: 6558-1
    Prerequisite: Healthy Lifestyles Through Physical Activity or Healthy Lifestyles Through Aquatics
    This course offers a variety of team sports including flag football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, and other related team sports.