Camden Hills Regional High School

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Mr. Hart
Room Gymnasium - Period

COURSE TITLE: Physical Education I



The Physical Education program is designed to provide aerobic, body strengthening, and movement activities that will enable all students an opportunity to achieve a positive level of physical fitness. These activities aid in the development of strength, flexibility, motor skills, endurance, stamina and coordination. Students are educated by a variety of physical activities that address sports, recreation, dance, and health related activities. Students participate in games of competition and skill development. A sense of sportsmanship and a positive attitude toward physical conditioning are encouraged.


REQUIRED PROFICIENCIES: (Must be met with at least 70% proficiency)

  • To provide aerobic and body building activities enabling all students the opportunity to achieve total physical fitness.
  • To learn and apply movement concepts and skills that foster participation in physical activities throughout their life. To learn and apply health-related fitness concepts.
  • To respect the role that regular physical activity plays in the pursuit of lifelong health and well-being.
  • Describe the importance of warm-up before and cool-down after physical activity.
  • Recognize the need for proper attire, footwear, care and use of equipment, safety hazards and personal affects during physical education activities.
  • Transfer specialized movement skills that use similar patterns from one movement activity to another
  • Analyze the impact of kinesthetic awareness, "perfect" practice, motivation, and appropriate challenges in facilitating the learning and refinement of a movement skill.
  • Demonstrate and assess tactical understanding by using appropriate and effective offensive, defensive, and cooperative strategies in applied settings.
  • Investigate the impact of rules and regulations on the health and safety of participants.
  • Predict the short- and long-term physical, social, and emotional benefits and potential problems associated with regular physical activity.
  • Summarize the causes, influences, and responses of body systems during exercise.
  • Describe how preventive healthcare, physiological monitoring, hydration, a safe environment, and exercising with a partner contribute to safe fitness activities.
  • Develop and implement a training program to maximize health benefits and prevent exercise-related injuries and illnesses.
  • Apply training principles to establish a progression of activity that will improve each component of fitness and justify the use of each principle.
  • Engage in a variety of sustained vigorous physical activities to enhance each component of fitness.
  • Perform at the intensity level needed to enhance cardiovascular fitness, monitor physiological responses before, during, and after exercise, and modify exercise appropriately in response.
  • Modify a fitness plan to accommodate for injury, illness, pregnancy, aging, and disability.
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