Physical Education II (Kinesiology III)
This course focuses on the influence of the physical, emotional, mental, moral, social, and spiritual dimensions of health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. This course also emphasizes a personal commitment to lifetime physical activity and fitness for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, social interaction and lifelong well-being. It provides students with opportunities to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness and increases their knowledge of fitness concepts. It includes three different movement forms without repeating those offered in Kinesiology I and II. Movement forms will include: five components of physical fitness (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition); aerobic and anaerobic exercise; team sports; individual/dual sports; gymnastics; outdoor pursuits; self defense; and recreational sports. Assessment includes both written and performance based evaluations. Kinesiology III will also include a discussion of related careers.