In this Personal Fitness course, students are required to participate in weekly cardiovascular, flexibility and strength and endurance activities. Students who are unable to participate in such physical exercises will be unable to complete the requirements of this course. Students who have an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) or some other physical limitation that prevents them from participating in physical activity should seek to enroll in an Adaptive Physical Education course.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of a healthy body by explaining body composition, analyzing healthy weight management, and summarizing eating issues.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of cardiovascular health by explaining the cardiovascular system, describing cardiovascular disease prevention, and analyzing cardiovascular fitness.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of factors contributing to health and fitness by summarizing health risk factors, describing health- and skill-related components of fitness, and explaining injury prevention.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of flexibility by explaining flexibility goal setting, describing the flexibility principles of training, summarizing the role of joints in flexibility, and comparing flexibility activities.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of nutritional health by analyzing dietary guidelines, explaining daily intake guidelines, and summarizing the importance of water.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of stress management by describing assessment of stressors, explaining stress management strategies, and summarizing long- and short-term goals.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of muscle fitness by explaining the benefits of weight training, describing weight-lifting exercises, and summarizing training principles. Ratings table
Module 1: Welcome Center
Module 2: Rec Center
Module 3: Teen Center
Module 4: Health Club
Module 5: Wellville Gym
Module 6: Wellville Cafe
Module 7: Body Shop
Module 8: Medical Center
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