Physical Education

FITNESS & SAFETY

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 0.5 or 1.0
Prerequisite: None

Fitness and Safety students will learn about physical fitness, the important role that exercise plays in our lives and how we can safely incorporate exercise into our daily routine. Concepts covered are related to nutrition, proper stretching and cooling down, strength and cardiovascular training, prevention and first aid for sports injuries, and fitness for special populations.

 

HEALTH

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 0.5 or 1.0
Prerequisite: None

This course emphasizes the importance of healthy lifestyle choices for one’s overall health and quality of life. Students will learn various components of health to enhance their knowledge of personal, community and world health issues. They also engage in research to explore communicable and non-communicable diseases, health risk factors, and treatments and prevention.

 

PE

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 0.5
Prerequisite: None

PE is a half credit course where students will submit a daily or weekly log of physical activity they take part in. Students will submit their time for approval and will have additional questions or documentation required of them to support the hours they submit.