Grade 13 - PE & Health
Fitness Fundamentals 1 - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)This course is designed to provide students with the basic skills and information needed to begin a
personalized exercise program and maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Students participate in preand
post-fitness assessments in which they measure and analyze their own levels of fitness based on the five
components of physical fitness: muscular strength, endurance, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and body
composition. In this course, students research the benefits of physical activity, as well as the techniques,
principles, and guidelines of exercise to keep them safe and healthy. Throughout this course students
participate in a weekly fitness program involving elements of cardio, strength, and flexibility.