Physical Education Curriculum – High School

8001 Physical Education 9-10

The Physical Education program builds upon the elementary and middle school programs with emphasis on the development of advanced techniques, strategies and greater competence in performing a variety of physical activities. The program stresses cooperation, sportsmanship, safety and fair play through a variety of team, large group, small group and individual activities. Health-related physical fitness will be an integral part of each unit with students identifying, assessing, analyzing and working out to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. The main goal of the program is to foster greater knowledge and enjoyment of, and lifelong participation in, physical activity.

8011 Physical Education 11-12

The Physical Education program builds upon the elementary and middle school programs with emphasis on the development of advanced techniques, strategies and greater competence in performing a variety of physical activities. The program stresses cooperation, sportsmanship, safety and fair play through a variety of team, large group, small group and individual activities. Health-related physical fitness will be an integral part of each unit with students identifying, assessing, analyzing and working out to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. The main goal of the program is to foster greater knowledge and enjoyment of, and lifelong participation in, physical activity.

8041 Focus Physical Education 11-12

Students are engaged in a variety of activities designed to promote an active, healthy lifestyle in which an individual’s sense of personal confidence and self-esteem is increased in a cooperative, supportive atmosphere.

8061/8062 Physical Education Adaptive 9 – 12

Students are provided with a variety of short activity units whose primary purposes are to provide ongoing individualized opportunities for participating in and enjoying lifetime activities which help to develop and maintain physical wellness. The one-mile run/walk best effort is a twice-yearly cardiovascular assessment requirement at the high school. Students are encouraged to try their best and at least maintain or improve previous performance in this assessment tool.

Sports Medicine

The course in Sports Medicine is a 1/2 unit class designed to give students who are interested in health related careers the opportunity to be exposed to this subject area. The students will learn the basics of prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of sports related injuries and gain a working knowledge of the athlete’s body.

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