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Course Descriptions

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education II (Advanced PE) - (1 unit) – This advanced P. E. course is an active participation class.  The students will work in a structured and controlled environment.  The course focuses on different activities such as team sports, individual sports, and aerobics.

Prereq. – PE I; Grade Levels - 10, 11, 12

Physical Education II (Weight Lifting) - (1 unit) - This course consists of strength development through weight lifting.  Students will work out in a structured and controlled atmosphere designed to improve their physical condition for athletics and lifetime wellness.  This course is supplemented with speed and conditioning work through plyometrics and other activities.  This course cannot be taken the same term as office assistant or Service Learning (only one of these courses can be taken each term).

Prereq. – PE I; Grade Levels – 10, 11, 12

                                                                                        

Lifetime Wellness – (1 unit) – The class is designed to study current concepts of preventive medicines; investigate the latest criteria findings relevant to major diseases and causes of premature death in the U. S.  This relationship of nutrition to optimal health, obesity,

Diabetes and weight control.  Other topics that will be covered include:  nutrition, tobacco, alcohol, Jason Foundation, personal health care, nervous system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, digestive system, skeletal system, and muscular system.

Prereq. – Physical Ed. I; Grade - 9