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Health,      

Safety &

     Physical

  Education

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Health, Safety and PE Graduation Requirements: 1 Credit

 

Course Offerings

9th

10th

11th

12th

 

 


Physical Education

½ credit - Fall or Spring  

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After successfully completing the course, students will comprehend the basic principles from the following Physical Education Units:

  • Introduction to Physical Education
    • Activity Logs
    • PE KIT
  • Personal Fitness throughout Life and Goal Setting
    • Fitness: A Lifetime Goal
    • Your Changing Personal Fitness Goals
    • Health-Related and Skill Related Fitness
    • FITT and the Principle of Overload
    • The Principle of Specificity
    • The Principle of Progression
    • Warm up, Work out, Cool Down
  • Nutrition and Your Personal Fitness
    • The Importance of Nutrition
    • Vitamins, Minerals, and Water
    • Choosing Food Wisely
    • Nutrition and Peak Performance
  • Target Heart Rate
    • The Heart is a Pump
    • The Circulatory and Respiratory System and Blood Flow         
    • Heart Rate Measuring Techniques
    • Measuring your Exercise Heart Rate
  • Cardio Respiratory Endurance and Developing Cardio Respiratory Endurance
    • Your Heart, Lungs, and Circulation
    • Aerobic vs Anaerobic Physical Activities
  • Safety and Injury Prevention
    • Personal Fitness Screenings
    • Environmental Concerns
    • Safety Gear and Clothing
    • Preventing Fitness Injuries
    • Avoiding Harmful Substances
  • Social Dance and Movement
  • Lifetime Sports
    • Running
    • Walking
    • Volleyball
    • Golf
    • Football

 

All course work is aligned to the Pennsylvania Health, Safety, and Physical Education Standards. All information in this course falls under the category of one of the following: Concepts of Health, Healthful Living, Safety and Injury Prevention, Physical Activity, or Concepts, Principles and Strategies of Movement.

 

Materials:

Glencoe: Foundations of Personal Fitness

 

Home Facilitator Involvement Level: 1 (click here for levels) Assistance is required for 1-10% of schoolwork.

Difficulty: On-Level

Grades Offered: 9-12

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Health

½ credit - Fall or Spring  

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After successfully completing the course, students will comprehend the basic principles from the following Health Units:

  • Peer Relationships
    • Safe and Healthy Friendships
    • Peer Pressure and Refusal Skills
    • Practicing Abstinence
  • Communicable Diseases
    • Understanding Communicable Diseases
    • Emerging Diseases and Pandemics
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS
    • Understanding, Preventing and Treating STD’s
    • Understanding, Preventing and Treating HIV/AIDS
  • Nutrition for Health and Managing Weight and Eating Disorders
  • The Importance of Nutrition
    • Nutrients
    • Healthy Food Guidelines
    • Nutrition Labels and Food Safety
    • Maintaining a Healthy Weight
    • Body Image and Eating Disorders
    • Lifelong Nutrition
  • Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs
    • The Role of Medicines
    • Using Medicines Safely
    • The Health Risks of Tobacco Use & Choosing to Live Tobacco Free
    • Promoting a Smoke-Free Environment
    • The Health Risks of Alcohol Use & Choosing to Live Alcohol Free
    • The Impact of Alcohol Abuse
    • The Health Risks of Drug Use & Living Drug Free
    • Marijuana, Inhalants, Steroids & Psychoactive Drugs
  • First Aid and Emergencies: Bleeding, Burns, CPR, and Poison
  • Achieving Mental and Emotional Health
    • Developing Your Self-Esteem
    • Developing Personal Identity and Character
    • Expressing Emotions in Healthful Ways
  • Managing Stress and Coping with Loss
    • Understanding Stress
    • Managing Stress
    • Coping with Loss and Grief
  • Mental and Emotional Problems
    • Mental Disorders
    • Suicide Prevention/Bullying
    • Getting Help

 

Materials:

Glencoe: Glencoe Health 2011

 

Home Facilitator Involvement Level: 1 (click here for levels) Assistance is required for 1-10% of schoolwork.

Difficulty: On-Level

Grades Offered: 9-12

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Personal Fitness

½ credit - Fall or Spring  

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Personal Fitness is a one-semester course that encourages students to find out what happens to their body when they work out, and to find out how to improve their fitness level. This course covers the basics of how to build and maintain personal fitness, as well as the basics of human physiology related to fitness and exercise. This course teaches not only how to live a "fit" lifestyle, but also why it is so important to maintain physical fitness, and how the body changes with exercise and greater fitness.

 

Materials:

Compass Learning

 

Home Facilitator Involvement Level: 1 (click here for levels) Assistance is required for 1-10% of schoolwork.

Difficulty: On-Level

Prerequisite: Physical Education

Grades Offered: 9-12

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