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Course Descriptions

AEROBIC FITNESS 9 weeks
This unit is designed to introduce and provide opportunities for students to develop the basic and intermediate skills in a variety exercising activities that they will be able to participate in now and in the future. Students will be exposed to the basic skills, strategies, and etiquette of the various activities. The components of fitness: muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness will be emphasized throughout the year.

 TEAM SPORTS 9 weeks
 This unit is designed to introduce and provide opportunities for students to develop the basic and intermediate skills in a variety of sports and activities that they will can participate in now and in the future. Students will be exposed to the basic skills, strategies, and etiquette of the various activities. The components of fitness: muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition and cardiovascular fitness will be emphasized throughout the year.

WALKING FOR FITNESS 9 weeks
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop a fitness workout plan through the activities of walking and other forms of aerobic exercise. Flexibility, cardiovascular and muscular endurance, as well as muscular strength will be emphasized. Students will be introduced to a low impact form of exercise that is a lifelong activity.

ATHLETIC WEIGHT COURSE 9 weeks
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop a fitness workout plan through the activities of weight lifting and aerobic exercise. Flexibility, cardiovascular and muscular endurance, as well as muscular strength will be emphasized. Students will be introduced to an exercise that is a life-long activity.

LIFETIME SPORTS & ACTIVITIES 9 weeks
This unit is designed to introduce and provide opportunities for students to develop the basic and intermediate skills in a variety of sports and activities that they will can participate in now and in the future. Students will be exposed to the basic skills, strategies, and etiquette of the various activities. The components of fitness: muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition and cardiovascular fitness will be emphasized throughout the year.

  FUNDAMENTALS OF GOLF 9 weeks
This unit is designed to introduce the basic concepts of golf and provide opportunities for students to learn the philosophies of golf teaching techniques. Students from all skill levels can enhance or learn the basics: club selection, swing plane, rotation, and course management.

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES 9 weeks
 We were created to live with healthy bodies and minds. Physical health is important for optimized learning and can be affected by diet and lifestyle choices. Mental health is vital to maintaining a positive outlook and this class will breakdown the make-up of our mental and emotional well-being. We aim to promote a healthy lifestyle by modelling and promoting healthy living to the students and provide information for students and parents to make healthful, informational choices. This class will provide a framework for healthy living in all aspects of the health triangle and promote healthy choices throughout of lifetime.

BEGINNING EXERCISE/KINESIOLOGY 9 weeks

This course will analyze skills necessary for effective movement, fitness technology and athletic training. Students will become involved in the mechanics of the human body and its movements through exercise and physical activity.

SPORTS NUTRITION 9 weeks
 
Whether you are a bodybuilder, a professional athlete or simply exercising to improve your health, sports nutrition plays a key role in optimising the beneficial effects of physical activity. Making better decisions with your nutrition and hydration can result in improved performance, recovery and injury prevention. 

Health 9 weeks
This course is designed to encourage good health behaviors. It will help students feel responsible for their own health. It will emphasize choices students should make to maintain and improve health. It leads students to realize that all their decisions affect their physical, mental and social well-being and that their behaviors today affect the quality of their health later on.