Personal Fitness is a required course for graduation. It introduces the five health related components of fitness. Students will learn to recognize, evaluate, and develop these components. They include flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. Students will also study principles of training, skill related fitness components, nutrition, the muscular and skeletal systems, and will develop their own personal fitness plan and goals.
GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
PEHS.1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
PEHS.2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
PEHS.3: Participates regularly in physical activity.
PEHS.4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
PEHS.5: Exhibits responsible personal social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
PEHS.6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
You will earn 20 points each day Monday through Friday. You must dress out and participate to earn full credit. If you forget your clothes, you may participate if you have tennis shoes and earn partical points for the day.
Activities during the semester for Personal Fitness may include: Jogging, walking, strength training, fitness games, and designing a personal fitness plan.