In this one-semester course, students will learn the fundamentals and skills of individual, team and lifelong sports that will lead to a value of lifelong physical activity. Units may include flag football, team handball, basketball, soccer, wrestling, as well as strength and conditioning and personal fitness. Students will be evaluated on homework, written exams , and physical skills test. Good sportsmanship, cooperation, and participation are required and will impact a student’s grade.
In this one-semester course, students will learn about health promotion and disease prevention; accessing valid health information and health promoting products and services; practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks; the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health; to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health; to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health; to advocate for personal, family and community health. Topics will be explored from a mental, physical, emotional, social and spiritual perspective. Presentations, research, and physical participation will be requirements in this class.