PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSES FOR 2016-2017
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (08001)
Recommended Grade Level: 9-10 Prerequisite: None Honors Option Available: No
Meets the State of California Physical Education Requirement
Physical Education provides students with the opportunity to integrate learning about health with active physical activity to implement lifelong healthy habits. The course will emphasize the physiological, psychological, and social benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE (08004)
Recommended Grade Level: 11-12 Prerequisite: None Honors Option Available: No
Students will identify and explain various principles of biomechanics and activities for strengthening and conditioning. As part of the class, students will establish goals, develop and apply training plans, and then measure and assess their own performance as well as that of classmates. Students have the opportunity to partner with classmates to assist each other in achieving their goals in a safe and fun environment couples with the hard work it will take to achieve those goals.