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HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND DRIVER EDUCATION

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9 #7300 (Grade 9)                                                         

Prerequisite:  None

The Health course is designed to help the student gain an intelligent understanding of his or her mind and body in order to maintain good health and to couple their knowledge with a desire to achieve the highest degree of physical and mental fitness.  The Physical Education course is designed to provide lifetime physical fitness activities as well as skills and strategies for team and individual sports.  Only one Physical Education course may be taken during a school year.  Grade is based on 60% Physical Education and 40% Health Education.

HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION & DRIVER EDUCATION 10 #7405 (Grade 10)                        

Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education 9       The Health course is a continuation of the knowledge introduced in Health 9.  Physical Education is a continuation of the fitness activities introduced in Physical Education 9 with emphasis placed on more advanced fitness activities and more advanced skill levels for sports.  Only one Physical Education course may be taken during a school year.  The Driver Education course is designed to help students become competent and responsible drivers.  The course covers the book component only.  Behind the wheel education is arranged separately for a fee. 

Grade is based on 60% Physical Education and 40% Driver’s Education.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11 #7510 (Grade 11) Prerequisites: B or better in Physical Education 10 or teacher recommendation

This course is designed for athletes to enhance personal development through participation in strength and conditioning training. 3 days focused on strength training, and 2 days focused on conditioning. Emphasis is placed on developing physical efficiency and fitness, advanced physical skills and game strategies, desirable health habits, attitudes, and practices, social and emotional health.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 12 #7610 (Grade 12) Prerequisites: B or better in Physical Education 10 and 11 or teacher recommendation

This course is designed for athletes to enhance personal development through participation in Strength and conditioning training. 3 days focused on strength training, and 2 days focused on conditioning. Emphasis is placed on developing physical efficiency and fitness, advanced physical skills and game strategies, desirable health habits, attitudes, and practices, social and emotional health.

SPORTS MEDICINE/ATHLETIC TRAINING I #7660 (Grades 11, 12)                                                   

Prerequisites: B or better in Biology, PE 9 and PE 10; an interest in career fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, and sports medicine.

This course will cover fundamental concepts of basic anatomy, care of common injuries, first aid, injury prevention, rehabilitation techniques, reconditioning procedures, other health concerns, and administrative procedures.  It also discusses different types of injuries; care and rehabilitation for each area of the body; and how and when to use specific forms of padding, taping, and bandaging.  In addition, student will be required to perform approximately 5-8 hours a week of clinic time after school.

SPORTS MEDICINE/ATHLETIC TRAINING II #76620 (Grades 11, 12). Successful completion of Sports Medicine I and CPR certification are required.                                                 

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