Course: PE610 Trends In Phy Fitness

Grade: 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Health and Physical Education

Type: Standard

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

Trends is a course that will allow students to experience the latest approaches to fitness through yoga, dance movement, pilates, body toning and cardiovascular training. The activities are designed to improve one’s cardiovascular system and muscular strength and endurance. Students will examine the newest innovations in fitness technology such as the use of pedometers and heart rate transmitters. Students will engage in challenging physical activities that can help them reach their personal wellness goals and will help them understand the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.


  • Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity

  • Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness

  • Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge self-expression, and/or social interaction

  • Understand that leading an active lifestyle will help to improve longevity and overall mental, social and physical well-being

  • Understand the various fitness components and THGZ will help maintain a health enhancing level of fitness

  • Implement a fitness program to help maintain or achieve healthy fitness levels

  • Demonstrate safe behaviors when using exercise and sporting equipment

  • Understand theories/methodologies of different fitness training techniques

  • Understand the value of a personal fitness plan

  • Understand that proper nutrition and exercise are integral parts of a fitness plan and that proper nutrition plays a role on early onset diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease


PE500 – Physical Education 9