Grade 13 - PE & Health
Walking Fitness (Credit: 0.50)This course helps students establish a regular walking program for health and fitness. Walking is appropriate
for students of all fitness levels and is a great way to maintain a moderately active lifestyle. In addition to
reviewing fundamental principles of fitness, students learn about goals and motivation, levels of training,
walking mechanics, safety and injury prevention, appropriate attire, walking in the elements, good nutrition
and hydration, and effective cross-training. Students take a pre- and post-fitness assessment. Throughout
this course students also participate in a weekly fitness program involving walking, as well as elements of
resistance training and flexibility.