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Physical and Health Education

36.0510701 Personal Fitness CP (S)
Required once of all students in grades 9 - 12
This is an introductory course in which the students learn the fundamental concepts of physical fitness and motor skills. The students learn through observation, practice and test evaluations to assess and improve their current level of physical fitness. Emphasis is placed on cardiovascular endurance development. By the end of the semester the students are able to plan an individual fitness program that includes strength, flexibility, endurance and nutrition.

17.0110703 Health CP (S)
Required of 9th grade students
All ninth grade students are required to take this course. Emphasis is placed on providing students with a wide variety of learning experiences on health-related topics. As a result of these experiences, students should be motivated to shape attitudes and conduct to maintain a high level of lifetime wellness. In cooperation with the Guidance Department, "Lifetime Choices" is offered once a week for four weeks during the health class.

36.0220702 Lifetime Sports CP (S)
Offered to 10th - 12th grade students Prerequisite – Personal Fitness
This course is designed to introduce students to various lifetime sports. Students are provided the opportunity to learn the history, rules, regulations, etiquette, strategy and basic motor skills of each activity. The emphasis is placed on teaching and improving motor skills unique to each individual or dual sport. The course may be taken a second time for credit.

36.0210703 Team Sports CP (S) - not offered in 2013-2014
Offered to 10th - 12th grade students Prerequisite – Personal Fitness
This course is designed to introduce students to various team sports. Students are offered the opportunity to learn the history, rules, terminology, strategy and basic skills of each sport covered during the course. Throughout the semester, students will assume the role of the coach, the official, and the player. Careers associated with sports as well as ethical issues involving sports will also be discussed. The course may be taken a second time for credit.

36.0540706 Girls' Weight Training CP (S)
36.0540717 Boys' Weight Training CP (S)

Offered to 10th - 12th grade students Prerequisite – Personal Fitness
Department approval required
This course is designed for the student interested in weight training. Students will learn the location and function of the major muscles, the lifts that best develop these muscles, and various types of workouts. An emphasis is placed on learning and using proper techniques and body development.