Health and Fitness Online High School Course
Health and Fitness emphasizes the importance of knowledge, attitudes, and practices relating to personal health and fitness. It is a course designed to expose students to a broad range of issues and information relating to the various aspects of personal health, which include the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and environmental aspects.
Textbook: Health and Fitness - Excel Education Systems, Inc.
Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:
- Demonstrate knowledge base for various aspects of personal health.
- Research various personal health related topics.
- Analyze, integrate and translate personal health information.
- Apply critical thinking in differentiating between health facts and myths.
- Apply knowledge gained and values clarified into personal health plan for the future.
|Semester A||Semester B|
|1: Course Resources - Introduction||15: Personal Care|
|2: Healthy Decision Making||16: Alcohol|
|3: Emotions, Self-Esteem, and Personality||17: Tobacco|
|4: Managing Stress||18: Preventing Drug Abuse|
|5: Mental Disorders and Suicide||19: Reproduction and Heredity|
|6: Family Relationships||20: From Pregnancy to Baby to Child|
|7: Developing Positive Peer Relationships||21: Adolescence and Adulthood|
|8: Preventing Violence||22: The Study of Infectious Disease|
|9: Food and Nutrition||23: Sexually Transmitted Infections and AIDS|
|10: Making Healthy Food Choices||24: Chronic Diseases and Disabilities|
|11: Digestion and Excretion||25: Safeguarding the Public|
|12: Movement and Coordination||26: A Healthy Community and Environment|
|13: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Health||27: Preventing Injuries|
|14: Exercising and Fitness for Life|
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%
Written Assignments..... 35%
Final Exam ………………..... 30%
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