Middle School Health
This course provides students with a basic understanding of fitness and nutrition. Students will learn about exercise safety, team and individual sports, nutrition, and the importance of staying active throughout their lifetime. Students conduct fitness assessments, set goals, develop their own fitness program, and participate in weekly physical activity.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of fitness routines by describing fitness routines, explaining fitness assessments, and explaining a personal fitness assessment analysis.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of exercise programming by describing fitness goal setting, explaining exercise programs, and explaining exercise motivation and cooperation with others.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of exercise techniques by describing proper warm up and cool down, and explaining proper exercise techniques.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the foundations of fitness by describing the components of fitness, explaining the principles of exercise, and explaining target heart rate.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of physical fitness by explaining physical fitness, differentiating between skill and health, and explaining benefits of fitness.
Unit 1: Get Moving
Unit 2: Exercise Programming
Unit 3: Exercise Technique
Unit 4: Foundation of Fitness
Unit 5: Fitness
Unit 6: Post Assessment
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