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Physical Education

9th Grade: Introduction to Kinesiology & Health CTE Credit

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn through a comprehensive sequentially-planned kinesiology and physical education program in accordance with the California Model Content Standards for Physical Education. Students will be empowered to make choices, meet challenges and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness and movement activity for a lifetime. Emphasis is based on analyzing skills for effective movement. Units of instruction include: introduction to kinesiology, cardiorespiratory endurance training, nutrition, individual activities, rhythms and dance, and dual activities.

10th Grade: Advanced Kinesiology

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn through a comprehensive sequentially planned Kinesiology and Physical Education program in accordance with the California Model Content Standards for Physical Education. Students will be empowered to make choices, meet challenges and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness and movement activity for a lifetime. Emphasis is placed on students analyzing skills for effective movement. Units of instruction include: introduction to advanced kinesiology and physical education, fitness (including fitness technology), team activities, gymnastics/tumbling and combatives.

11th/12th Grade: Fitness and Conditioning

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn fitness concepts and conditioning techniques used for obtaining optimal physical fitness. Students will benefit from comprehensive weight training and cardiorespiratory endurance activities. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of strength training, aerobic training, and overall fitness training and conditioning. Course includes both lecture and activity sessions. Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness, and movement activity for a lifetime.