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Physical Education, Health & Sport Medicine

Physical Education, Health & Sport Medicine

Graduation Requirement is 2.0 PE credits
  • 0.5 Health
  • 0.5 Fitness for Life
  • 1.0 Elective

HEALTH 6000

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grade: 10
  • Graduation: Required (H)
  • Homework: 1

A class required by all 10th grade students on a semester basis. This class provides a ground work of knowledge, understanding, habits, and attitudes, which will help students make wise decisions about health; so that they might be healthy, fit, and happy.

 

FITNESS FOR LIFE 6110-Boys/6115-Girls

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grade: 9
  • Graduation: Required (PEF)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)

The Fitness for Life program is designed to help students accomplish three main objectives: 1) Acquire knowledge about the benefits of physical activity to health and wellness and about principles of fitness. 2) Become physically active while pursuing goals to become physically fit. 3) Become an independent decision maker who can plan his or her own personal fitness program. This class will not be waived.

 

RUN FITNESS 6320

  • Duration: Semester/Year (0.5/1.0)
  • Grade: 9-12
  • Graduation: Elective (PE)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)

This physical education class emphasizes aerobic conditioning. Although running is the primary focus of the class, students will participate in other aerobic activities including ultimate frisby, frisby golf, basketball, badminton, and weight training. The importance of strength, flexibility, and endurance are addressed. This class provides excellent supplementary workouts for cross country and track athletes.

 

LIFETIME SPORTS 6020

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grade: 10-12
  • Graduation: Elective (PE)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Fitness for Life

This one semester coed course helps students adopt a healthy lifestyle that will achieve physical fitness. Students will participate in sports. The focus of this class is learning activities that may continue throughout life. Running is also a daily component.

 

ZUMBA 6036

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Elective (PE)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: None

Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow aerobic moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. Zumba routines utilize the principles of interval and resistance training to maximize fat burning and total body toning. Students will learn how to measure their target heart rate, in addition to learning about the principals of fitness, the FITT formula, the five elements of fitness, and about their own body mass index (BMI). Most importantly, this class will be another avenue for students to learn the significance of lifelong fitness through our THS PE department standards.

 

WEIGHT TRAINING Boys-6340/Girls-6341

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Graduation: Elective (PE)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Fitness for Life

For those with little or no experience in weight training,this course teaches: structuring a workout, proper lift techniques, developing strength, endurance, agility, flexibility, tone, and learning responsible fitness. Students will use free weights and learn the proper lifting techniques for upper and lower body strength/development. Other topics include speed, power, AND cardiovascular fitness. Proper diet and nutrition will also be taught. Does NOT give Fitness forLife credit.

 

ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING Boys-6338/Girls-6339

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Graduation: Elective (PE)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Fitness for Life & Weight Training

For those previous experience in weight training, this course teaches: structuring a workout, proper lift techniques, developing strength, endurance, agility,flexibility, tone, and learning responsible fitness.Students will use free weights and learn the proper lifting techniques for upper and lower body strength/development. Other topics include speed,power, AND cardiovascular fitness. Proper diet and nutrition will also be taught. Does NOT give Fitness for Life credit.

 

ATHLETIC CONDITIONING Boys-6343/Girls-6214

  • Duration: Semester/Year (0.5/1.0)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Elective (PE)
  • Prerequisite: By coach signature only

For students who play Varsity or JV athletics, this course is designed to develop strength and conditioning prior to the season, and to maintain strength and conditioning during the season. Does NOT give Fitness for Life credit.

 

DANCE I 6350

  • Duration: Semester/Year (0.5/1.0)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)

This dance course builds dance knowledge, terminology, concepts, and skills in techniques focusing on African, ballet, modern/contemporary, and jazz/hip hop. In addition, flexibility and strength conditioning are part of the program.

 

DANCE IIA 6360

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Dance I or instructor’s approval

This intermediate level dance course builds on the dance knowledge and skills from Dance I. This course is a more advanced exploration of dance principles and skills in technique, improvisation, choreography, performance, and history. This course focuses mainly on modern/contemporary dance. All students in this class will participate in the concert toward the end of the semester.

 

DANCE IIB 6361

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Dance I or instructor’s approval

This intermediate level dance course builds on the dance knowledge and skills from Dance I. This course is a more advanced exploration of dance principles and skills in technique, improvisation, choreography, performance, and history. This course focuses mainly on modern/contemporary dance. All students in this class will participate in the concert toward the end of the semester.

 

DANCE & POP CULTURE 6366

  • Duration: Semester (0.5)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)

This course will be a study of popular dance forms, the roots of these dance forms, what roles they play in society, and how they relate to the four main elements of dance. Popular dance forms might include but not be limited to hip hop, break dancing, funk, contemporary jazz, and house dance. This course welcomes dancers of all levels, however, basic steps and concepts will likely be the focus. Students with more advanced skills in one area can use their skills to help strengthen other students. This class will present a dance in the dance department concert at the end of the semester. All students in the class will be required to perform. Students will be graded on participation, improvement, and limited written work.

 

DANCE III (Timpview Dance Crew) 6365

  • Duration: Year (1.0)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Audition

An advanced class for students with previous dance experience. Emphasis is placed on the development of teaching skills, technique, choreography, and performing. All members of the class perform in concerts in December and April.

 

DANCE COMPANY 6370

  • Duration: Year (1.0)
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Dance I, II, or III and audition

This company level dance class focuses on the creating and performance aspects of dancing. The students will audition in a spring tryout to show their technique, creativity, and performance level. Concerts are in December and April. This course requires some practice time outside of school hours.

 

 BALLROOM DANCE Girls-6392/Boys-6393

  • Duration: Year (1.0)
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation: Required (PE/FA)
  • Course Fee: (See Fee Schedule)
  • Prerequisite: Audition only
This course provides a team experience to further develop ballroom dancing talents, specifically in the competitive and performance aspects. All students must participate in our annual auditions, held April 18, 19, and meet dancing, age and grading eligibility requirements to participate in this team. Students will have the opportunity to perform in the community, school assemblies/events and for local charity organizations. They will also have the opportunity to compete locally and at the annual Nationals competition.