Health Opportunities through Physical Education

Your path to lifelong fitness starts here. You’ll set a variety of goals that will guide you toward leading a healthy lifestyle. During your journey, you’ll perform daily physical activity, design a personal fitness plan that suits your interests, and keep track of your fitness progress. You’ll monitor your exercise and nutrition using a personalized wellness plan.

Major Concepts:

  • Importance of Physical Activity
  • Baseline Fitness Levels
  • Short and Long Term Goals
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Monitoring the Heart
  • Measuring Pulse Target Heart Rate Zone
  • Cardiorespiratory Activities
  • Principles of Cardiorespiratory Fitness
  • Principles of Overload, Specificity, and
    Progression
  • Components of Health-Related Fitness
  • Peer Pressure
  • Peer Influence
  • Flexibility Activities
  • Joints, Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments
  • Benefits of Flexibility Proper Stretching Techniques
  • Types of Stretching
  • Warm-Up and Cool Down
  • Importance of Exercising Safely
  • Types and Causes of Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Components of Skill-Related Fitness
  • Benefits of Muscular Training
  • Strength and Endurance Exercises
  • Muscular Safety Precautions
  • Weight Training Myths
  • Muscular Contractions
  • Principles of Muscular Fitness
  • Value of Lifetime Fitness
  • Avoidance of Unhealthy Lifestyle
  • Balance Nutrition Functions of Essential Nutrients
  • Determining Serving Sizes
  • Reading Nutritional Labels
  • Media’s Impacts on Fitness
  • Media’s Influence on Self-Esteem
  • Depression and Suicide
  • Dating Violence and Abuse
  • Internet Safety and Cyberbullying
  • Bullying Effects of Technology on Health
  • Family Influence of Technology Use
  • Managing Interpersonal Conflicts
  • Behavioral Effects on Mental Health
  • Influence of Heredity on Personal Health
  • Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Risks of Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco
  • Applying a Decision-making Process in Risk Situations
  • Influence of Personal Values, Attitudes, and Beliefs on Health
  • Assessing Refusal and Negotiation Skills
  • Evaluation of Public Health Policy and Government Regulations
  • Risks of Secondhand Smoke
  • Strategies to Reduce Health Problems
  • Analysis of Personal Fitness Progress
  • Modification of Exercise Routines and Workouts
  • Health Problems Resulting From Low Levels of Exercise
  • Obesity and Overweight
  • Body Composition and BMI
  • Cultural Shifts Affecting Activity Levels
  • Individual and Community Influence on Fitness
  • Evaluation of Personal Nutrition and Exercise Habits
    Impact of Society on Physical Health
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Abstinence
  • Sexual Health
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Behaviors and Practices to Manage Disease
  • Risk Teen Pregnancy First Aid
  • CPR
  • Concussion
  • Responsibility and Self-advocacy For Personal Health
  • Seeking Assistance for Medical Needs
  • Improving Health Literacy
  • Prevention of Health Problems
S.No. Program Name Fee Component Amount (USD) Description
1. Regular Course Fee $ 400 To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.

Grade Level

  Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration

  Semester

Requirements

None

Prerequisites

None

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