Team sports, extreme sports, and outdoor sports are among the types of activities students learn about and participate in during this course! This interactive, highly animated course helps students learn safety rules for exercise, how to improve skills, and how to establish and accomplish goals. It also provides an overview of many dual, team, extreme, and outdoor sports.
Students have the opportunity to earn a national award by participating in the Presidential Fitness Challenge. Practicing game strategy to improve the chance of winning in competition, improving sport skill and performance, diversity in sports, nutrition, peer pressure, and making good choices balance out the topics students discover in this course. Fitness logs help students monitor physical activities. Students complete projects that lead to the knowledge, skills, and values they need to implement and maintain a physically active lifestyle.
Major Topics and Concepts
- Fitness Activity Selection
- Benefits of Physical Activity
- Fitness Safety
- Monitoring the Heart
- Analyzing Fitness Results
- Target Heart Rate Zone
- Principles of Fitness
- Body Composition
- Health and Skill Related Fitness
- Cardiovascular Fitness
- Muscular and Skeletal Fitness