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Health/Physical Education2018-08-31T15:45:32+00:00

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Nutrition, exercise and health are vital parts of life. Students will explore these subjects to help them understand their own health and implement healthy lifestyle practices.

COURSE CATALOG

In this class students acquire skills, fitness, attitude, and knowledge to lead a healthy life. Health A focuses on the impact of personal decisions and healthy well-being. Topics include: peer pressure, self-esteem, nutrition, drugs, and alcohol.

NOTE: Required for Graduation.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

This course provides an overview of how behavior affects health. The broad range of topics include nutrition and physical activity; growth, development, and sexual health; injury and safety prevention; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; mental, emotional, and social health; and personal and community health. Students will explore how the choices they make about their bodies affect both their present and future. They will also be given the tools to make informed decisions to better their health.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

This Physical Education course is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to participate in physical activities that promote individual well-being. Physical education is necessary for healthy living but this course teaches more than just running and jumping. Many aspects of healthy living are covered. Topics discussed include physical fitness, nutrition, healthy peer relationships, stress management, weight and strength training, and a host of others.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

Students explore key concepts from combative sports, gymnastics and tumbling, and a variety of team sports and activities. Students will also focus on advanced fitness guidelines, motor skill development, game strategy, and the physical, emotional, and cognitive factors that affect performance. Throughout the course, students evaluate their own fitness by setting goals, designing an exercise plan, and tracking their results.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

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Health Sciences I: The Whole Individual introduces you to such health science disciplines as toxicology, clinical medicine, and biotechnology. Understanding how diagnostics and research lead to better identification and treatment of diseases, and the pertinent information and terminology.

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

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