Physical Education Department

Course Offerings

BOYS' PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 Semester
GIRLS' PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 Semester

These courses are designed to help develop the student physically, mentally and socially. The student is expected to participate in physical activities that assist in meeting these goals. The experiences presented in the course are designed to help students develop knowledge, understanding, habits, attitudes and ideals necessary to maintain both physical and mental health.

ADVANCED TEAM SPORTS I Semester
ADVANCED TEAM SPORTS II Semester

These one-semester courses will introduce students to the history, rules, skills and strategies of a variety of team sports. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the rules and mastery of skills through participation, written exams and officiating.

ADVANCED STRENGTH TRAINING AND CONDITIONING I Semester
ADVANCED STRENGTH TRAINING AND CONDITIONING II Semester

These one-semester courses will introduce the students to the principles of strength training and physical conditioning with an emphasis on developing a strength and conditioning program to meet the individual needs of the student. Resistance training, the overload principle, aerobic training, anaerobic training, cross training and plyometrics will be preformed. In addition, the specific nutritional needs of athletes and injury care and prevention will be discussed.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP Full Year
The course is designed to increase the student's knowledge of the fields of physical education and to provide a means for the study of career opportunities in this field. The student is to function in the capacity of a class aide and to be involved in observing, studying and participating in the instruction of physical activities for 9th grade physical education classes. The students will meet on a regular basis with the instructor of the class.