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Physical & Health Education

February 5, 2021

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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The Physical & Health Education program focuses on providing students with balanced programming to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for physically active and healthy lifestyles. The goal is for all students to be physically active and make healthy lifestyles choices.

COURSES

PHYSICAL & HEALTH 10F & 20F | PHER1F & PHER2F – 1 CREDIT EACH

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This is a full credit compulsory course that teaches students the benefits of leading an active and healthy lifestyle.  This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities that will increase their knowledge of fitness and build movement and personal management skills.   The health portion of the course discusses topics such as, nutrition, first aid, healthy relationships and bullying. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION – ACTIVE AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLES 30F & 40F | PHER3F & PHER4F – 1 CREDIT EACH

This is a full credit compulsory course that teaches students the benefits of leading an active and healthy lifestyle.  The purpose of this course is to give students the tools necessary to develop a life long active and healthy lifestyle.  In doing so, we use a 70/30 model of delivery which means 70% in class and 30% out of class practicum.  During the 70% in class portion, students will be given the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and learn about the following topics including leadership, nutrition, fitness management, healthy relationships, and issues in sport.  The 30% out of class practicum allows the students the opportunity to develop and follow through on an activity plan.  The requirements of the activity plan are that the student needs to participate in 1200 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity and 600 minutes of light activity during the semester. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION – BASKETBALL ACADEMY 40F | PEAB – 1 Credit Each

This is a full credit course that teaches students the benefits of leading an active and healthy lifestyle while specializing in the sport of basketball.  In doing so, we use a 70/30 model of delivery which means 70% in class and 30% out of class practicum.  During the 70% in class portion, students will be given the opportunity to participate in advanced skill development, sport specific training techniques, officiating, as well as offensive and defensive concepts and systems. They will also learn about topics including leadership, nutrition, fitness management, healthy relationships, and issues in sport.  The 30% out of class practicum allows students the opportunity to develop and follow through on an activity plan.  Students will participate in 1200 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity and 600 minutes of light activity during the semester.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION - VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY 40F|PEAR - 1 Credit Each

This is a full credit course that teaches students the benefits of leading an active and healthy lifestyle while specializing in the sport of volleyball.  In doing so, we use a 70/30 model of delivery which means 70% in class and 30% out of class practicum.  During the 70% in class portion, students will be given the opportunity to participate in advanced skill development, sport specific training techniques, officiating and volleyball systems. They will learn about topics including leadership, nutrition, fitness management, healthy relationships, and issues in sport.  The 30% out of class practicum allows students the opportunity to develop and follow through on an activity plan.  Student needs to participate in 1200 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity and 600 minutes of light activity during the semester.


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