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Physical Education and Health

Aerobics

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This course will help students achieve a health-enhancing level of physical fitness through aerobics. They will develop motor skills, learn about responsible personal and social behavior, and recognize the value of physical activity. Students will be required to engage in a fitness program with at least 45 days of activity spread across at most 24 weeks.

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Note: You cannot complete this course in less than 15 weeks.

Fitness For Living Well

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This course is designed to lay a foundation to help students live a healthy lifestyle. Selected scientifically based wellness principles will enable students to choose positive attitudes toward their whole selves and others, to live a physically active lifestyle, to eat wisely, to realize the importance of getting adequate rest, and to follow safety precautions for injury prevention. This course requires students to sustain efforts to improve their fitness and overall health over a period of several weeks.

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Note: The Everyday Wellness Assignment requires tracking activity for 45 days.

Lifetime Weight Control

Lifetime Weight Control contains guidelines for healthy weight control, nutrition, diet, and exercise, as well as myths and facts about weight control. Students must engage in a five-week fitness program to receive credit.

  • Course Length: 1 Semester

Fitness for Sports and Recreation

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This course is an overall fitness training and nutrition course designed for students who are involved in either competitive or recreational sports such as football, soccer, swimming, cheerleading, track, snowboarding, rock climbing, etc. This fitness course is designed to help students achieve their maximum fitness level and increase strength and stamina to achieve peak competitive condition. Students will participate in several physical activities designed to increase fitness. Students must engage in a 13-week fitness program to receive credit. 

  • Course Length: 1 Semester

Golf

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This course includes instruction for proper golf grip, stance, backswing, downswing, follow-through, short game, putting, problem shots, proper club for fairway distance, rough, greens, sand traps, etc. It also instructs in golf terminology, rules, and etiquette and requires 45 holes of golf over three to four months. Students must submit scorecards from 5 games to receive credit. 

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Materials: Students will need golf clubs, balls, tees, etc., and must have access to a golf course.

Jogging

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This course will help students achieve a health-enhancing level of physical fitness through jogging. They will develop motor skills, learn about responsible personal and social behavior, and recognize the value of physical activity. Students will be required to engage in a fitness program with at least 45 days of activity spread across at most 24 weeks.

  • Course Length: 1 Semester

Weight Training

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This course will help students achieve a health-enhancing level of physical fitness through weight training. They will develop motor skills, learn about responsible personal and social behavior, and recognize the value of physical activity. Students will be required to engage in a fitness program with at least 45 days of activity spread across at least 15 weeks.

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Materials: Access to a well-equipped weight room. 

Health

This is a comprehensive health course, covering topics of mental and emotional health, nutrition and physical activity, social health and relationships, sexual health, personal health and disease, substances and abuse, and injury prevention and safety. 

  • Course Length: 1 Semester