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Elective Physical Education – Advanced Physical Conditioning

Prerequisites:  C average in Physical Education I and II

Student must have no physical limitations; Class limit: 25 students

Elective Physical Education – Advanced Physical Conditioning is designed for the competitive athlete or serious weight lifter.  Weight lifting, speed, agility, and quickness training are the primary focuses of the class.  This course requires a very strong work ethic.  Ongoing assessments include written and performance-based evaluation.

Elective Physical Education – Physical Fitness

Prerequisite: Physical Education I/II.

Elective Physical Education – Physical Fitness is designed to improve fitness levels and knowledge about fitness and training.  This course will use a variety of cardiovascular exercises, resistance exercises (weight lifting, bodyweight), aerobic (fitness routines) and anaerobic activities (individual/team sports) to improve fitness levels of all students.  Students will work toward improving all areas of fitness throughout the semester (flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and body composition). Ongoing assessments include written and performance-based evaluation.  This class is designed for students who do not receive vigorous physical activity outside the school day and for students of all athletic abilities that want to live a physically fit lifestyle.

Alternative Option for Physical Education I/II

Waiver requirements include:

1) Students must complete three different sports in one school year by the end of their junior year.  Otherwise, the student must sign up for PE I/II senior year.

2) The three different sports must be completed during three separate seasons.

3) A grade will be recommended by the coach using the provided rubric to the PE teacher.  The PE teacher will average all three grades to determine the final grade.

4) The final grade will be issued in June of that school year and it will be worth 2 PE credits.

Physical Education II

Secondary Physical Education II emphasizes a personal commitment to a lifetime of activity and fitness for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction. This course provides students with opportunities to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness and to increase their knowledge of fitness concepts. It includes at least three different movement forms without repeating those offered in secondary Physical Education I. Movement forms may include: (1) health-related fitness activities (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition), (2) aerobic exercise, (3) team sports, (4)individual and dual sports, (5) gymnastics, (6) outdoor pursuits, (7) self-defense, (8) aquatics, (9) dance, and (10) recreational games. Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations. This course will also include a discussion of related careers.

Physical Education I

Secondary Physical Education I place an emphasis on health-related fitness and developing the skills and habits necessary for a lifetime of activity. This program includes skill development and the application of rules and strategies of complex difficulty in at least three of the following different movement forms: (1) health-related fitness activities (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition), (2) aerobic exercise, (3) team sports, (4) individual and dual sports, (5) gymnastics, (6) outdoor pursuits, (7) self-defense, (8) aquatics, (9) dance, and (10) recreational games. Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations.

Health and Wellness Education

High school health education provides the basis for continued methods of developing knowledge, concepts, skills, behaviors, and attitudes related to student health and well-being. This course includes the major content areas in a planned, sequential, comprehensive health education curriculum as expressed in the Indiana Health Education Proficiency Guide:  (1) growth and development; (2) mental and emotional health; (3) community and environmental health; (4) nutrition; (5) family life education; (6) consumer health; (7) personal health; (8) alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs education; (9) intentional and unintentional injury; and (10) health promotion and disease prevention. Students are provided with opportunities to explore the effect of health behaviors on an individual’s quality of life. This course assists students in understanding that health is a lifetime commitment by analyzing individual risk factors and health decisions that promote health and prevent disease. Students are also encouraged to assume individual responsibility for becoming competent health consumers. A variety of instructional strategies, including technology, are used to further develop health literacy.

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