HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

HEALTH - required

811 Health
Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Prerequisite: None
Length: Semester
Credit: 0.5
Health education will teach skills for lifetime wellness. General topics covered will be Mental Health, Social Health, Human Development & Sexuality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Nutrition and Fitness, and Substance Abuse. Topics related to Disease Prevention and Safety, and Stress Management & Suicide will also be addressed. Instruction will include videos and research involving internet.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (PE) - required

820 Physical Education
Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Prerequisite: None
Length: Semester
Credit: 0.5
Physical Education is an introductory course to physical fitness as well as team and individual sports. Emphasis will be on “active participation” in the following: aerobic and anaerobic exercises, muscular strength training, dynamic stretching, team and individual sports. Assessment will include attendance along with formal (written test, skill performance comparison) and informal (peer evaluation, self-reflection) assessments that will allow students to monitor growth consistently as they demonstrate mastery of these Physical Education concepts.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES

835 Physical Education / Fitness
Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Prerequisite: Physical Education (820)
Length: Semester
Credit: 0.5
Physical Education / Fitness is the second level of fitness training. Although this course is designed to enhance conditioning and fitness and performance of varsity athletes, it is open to any student who has completed Physical Education (820). A strong emphasis is on muscle strength, speed and power training routines. Students will be instructed in resistance training basics, agilities, plyometrics and speed development techniques. Equipment use will include, but is not limited to, free weights, weight machines, plyo boxes, speed developers, medicine balls, and agility ladders. Progress will be measured by physical performance and written evaluations.

FACULTY

archuleta

Mr. Dennis Archuleta

Health and PE Teacher

darchuleta@smhscs.org

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