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Physical Education
Physical Education Classes VI through II

The program provides a wide variety of exercises, activities and games designed to develop physical skills, stamina, and general physical well being, with a special emphasis on those activities that can be incorporated into a lifetime fitness regimen.

Physical Education Topics
I Pre-exercise routines
A. appropriate clothing
B. warming up

II Strength training and maintenance

III Flexibility training and maintenance

IV Sports and games
A. team play
B. individual accomplishment
C. skill training

V Life skills
A. fitness habits
B. varied routines

VI Relaxation and enjoyment

Health Education Classes V and III

The course is designed to promote the physical, mental, and social well being of the individual. Areas of study include structure and function of body systems, physical fitness, communicable and non-communicable diseases, nutrition, environmental health, mental health, stress, first aid, sex education, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Students are also given opportunities to explore their own feelings and values with an emphasis on making responsible health choices now and in the future.

Health Education coursework will focus on educating students to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks. As a result of the curriculum students will gain the necessary tools needed to:

1. Maintain a healthy body
2. Reduce potential health risk factors
3. Make educated decisions about health and wellness activities
4. Share their knowledge with others

Health Education Topics
I Principles of physical fitness and nutrition
A. integumentary, skeletal and, muscular systems
B. importance of and forms of exercise
C. cardiovascular and respiratory systems
D. dietary discipline

II Medicines and drugs
A. addiction, physical and psychological
1. tobacco
2. alcohol
3. illicit drugs
4. prescription drugs
5. performance enhancers
B. effects on integumentary, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, digestive, and reproductive systems

III Mental and emotional health
A. stress and stress management
B. family and relationships
C. adolescent development
D. abusive relationships

IV Safety and first aid
A. home safety
B. automobile and travel safety
C. accident avoidance
D. first aid
E. CPR and AED administration

V Sexuality
A. abstinence
B. birth control
C. sexually transmitted disease
D. influence of alcohol and drugs
E. sexual abuse