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PE612 Strength Training 1

Course: PE612 Strength Training 1

Grade: 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Health and Physical Education

Type: Standard

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

The Strength Training I course is designed to provide physical workouts that focus on strength training. The course will also include cardio-vascular concepts, power and explosive training, lateral quickness, and flexibility. The students will learn to train their body and design a fitness plan that is reflective of the activities they are interested in. The course will be focused around the fitness center and the weight room.

Outcomes:

  • Identify muscle groups and basic functions
  • Identify movements or lifts that train muscle groups
  • Develop long-term and short-term goals focused on personal fitness
  • Recognize the importance of balancing strength training with other movement training
  • Practice proper and safe weight lifting techniques
  • Identify physical fitness components
  • Design and implement a fitness plan based on personal fitness scores
  • Understand the role that nutrition plays in the process of strength training

Prerequisites:

PE500 – Physical Education 9