Health & Physical EducatioN Courses

 

HLE1000     HEALTH—TODAY AND TOMORROW     REQUIRED     SEMESTER

Students in this required course develop and practice skills that will promote and protect the health of self and others. Students engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of current issues and health trends for adolescents. Content (topic) areas can include but are not limited to: Promote Mental and Emotional Health, Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, Promote Personal Health and Wellness, Promote Safety and Prevent Unintentional Injury and Violence, Promote Tobacco-Free Life Styles, Promote Alcohol and other Drug-Free Life Style, and Promote Sexual Health and Responsibility. Emphasis will be placed on the application of standards-based health knowledge and skills in making healthy personal choices, and in advocating for the health of others.  Students will normally take this class in the second semester of their senior year.

 

PEP1005     PHYSICAL EDUCATION LIFETIME FITNESS     REQUIRED     SEMESTER

By successfully completing this course, students will meet benchmarks for the Physical Education Hawaii Content and Performance Standards III. The intent of this course is to integrate physical activity and personal fitness by exposing students to the wide range of physical activity resources available in their school and community. The content of this course should empower learners to actualize a vision of themselves as competent movers with the skills, knowledge, and desire to become life-long participants in physical activities. All classes include general conditioning principles and concepts as well as activity specific conditioning principles and concepts. Instructors will select and offer activities from regarding lifetime activities.

 

PFP1310     PHYSICAL FITNESS FOR LIFE 1A     SEMESTER

By successfully completing this course, students will meet benchmarks for the Physical Education Hawaii Content and Performance Standards.  This standards-based course in designed for students to gain an understanding of their bodies and ways to improve their overall fitness by designing and implementing a variety of physical fitness training programs and evaluating the results of each.  The content of the course empowers learners to actualize a vision of themselves as competent movers with the skills, knowledge, and desire to become life-long participants in physical activities.  Instruction will introduce and/or reintroduce a variety of training principles that are required to improve personal fitness levels and they must develop and implement more than one personal fitness program based on these training principles.

 

PIP1610 / PIP1620     INDIVIDUAL/DUAL SPORTS 1/2     YEAR PAIR

This course is designed for students to strengthen physical movement forms, concepts, principles, and skills through participation in a variety of individual and dual sports. Individual and Dual Sports reintroduces a variety of modified games and lead-up activities that require students to apply a variety of locomotor skills (jumping, leaping, running, etc.), movement concepts (chasing, fleeing, dodging, etc.) and manipulative skills (throwing, catching, volleying, striking , etc.), in complex changing situations. Students will learn to appreciate the benefits each individual and dual sport has on maintaining a physically active lifestyle.

 

The Physical Education classes that follow are for elective credit only, and do not fulfill graduation requirements for this subject area.

 

PTP1640 / PTP1650     TEAM SPORTS 1 / 2     YEAR PAIR

This course is designed to strengthen physical movement forms, concepts, principles, and skills through participation in a variety of team sports. Students will learn positions represented in the different sports and basic rules and etiquette and strategies needed to participate competently in each sport. Instruction should reinforce fundamental movement skills and the importance of working as a team to accomplish collective goals and desired outcomes..

 

PWP1210 / PWP1220 / PWP1230 / PWP1240     WEIGHT TRAINING 1A/1B2A/2B     YEAR PAIR

This course is designed to introduce and/or reintroduce weight and resistance training safety and etiquette as well as define muscular strength and endurance. Instruction should define and reinforce development of muscular strength and endurance through modified weight and resistance training exercises. Instruction in this course will emphasize and reinforce safety and etiquette when participating in weight and resistance training activities, as well as defining muscular strength and endurance.