Health & Fitness

  • PEF 129 ABDOMINAL STRENGTH - CORE FIT
    Course Code:   PED 704
    One Semester:  0.5 credit (repeatable REP COR)
    Credit for Graduation:  Physical Education Prerequisite:  Teacher Permission
    Grade Level: 10—12
    College Credit:  Yes, CWU: PEF129 (1 cr)

    This high intensity course combines strength, power, flexibility and endurance to create a fast paced and fun fitness environment! Students will be exposed to Olympic and auxiliary lifting in the weight room in addition to flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and body weight training on the floor. This course will be a hybrid of multiple instructors, training principles and spaces that ultimately will teach students how to effectively create a personal fitness plan for lifetime health and wellness.

    PEF 110 CONDITIONING EXERCISE
    Course Code: PED 702
    One Semester:  0.5 credit (repeatable REF CON)
    Credit for Graduation:  Physical Education
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  Yes, CWU: PEF110 (1 cr)

    The emphasis of this course is on progressive skill building and team play through a variety of sports such as volleyball, basketball, badminton, and tennis. Students will participate in sport specific units that integrate fitness throughout the semester. Cardiovascular and muscular endurance activities will promote a lifelong appreciation of health through sports and fitness. This class may be repeated for credit.

    PEF 128 GLUTE & ABDOMINAL CONDITIONING - TONE AND FLEX
    Course Code:  PED 703
    One Semester:  0.5 credit (repeatable REP TFF)
    Credit for Graduation:  Physical Education
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  Yes, CWU: PEF128 (1 cr)

    This course is designed to improve flexibility, muscular strength, body composition and cardiovascular endurance through multiple fitness formats. Students will get experience in yoga, weight lifting, low impact full body workouts and personal fitness program design.  The course outcomes emphasize a lifelong understanding and appreciation of getting into shape and staying fit for life! 

    SPORTS FITNESS
    Course Code:  PED 803
    One Semester:  0.5 credit (repeatable REP FIT)
    Credit for Graduation:  Physical Education
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  No

    The emphasis of this course is on progressive skill building and team play through a variety of sports such as volleyball, basketball, badminton, and tennis. Students will participate in sport specific units that integrate fitness throughout the semester. Cardiovascular and muscular endurance activities will promote a lifelong appreciation of health through sports and fitness. This class may be repeated for credit.

    UNIFIED PE
    Course Code:  PED 613
    One Semester:  0.5 credit (repeatable REP UPE)
    Credit for Graduation:  Physical Education
    Prerequisite: Application Required
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  No

    This physical education class will offer an opportunity for students to earn PE credit while working side by side assisting students who may have gross motor and cognitive developmental delays. Students will still be expected to participate and dress appropriately for physical activity as is required in any other section of Sports Fitness, but our adaptive PE students will be joining us daily in the main gym. Students will move through court sports, net sports, fitness activities and more while meeting Washington State Health and PE Standards. There is an application process for general education students to be accepted into the course.

    PEF 113 WEIGHT TRAINING - BIGGER FASTER STRONGER (BFS)
    Course Code:  PED 701
    One Semester:  0.5 credit (repeatable REP BFS)
    Credit for Graduation:  Physical Education
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  Yes, CWU: PEF113 (1 cr)

    At the completion of BFS, the student will know and be able to demonstrate and show improvement in the Total BFS Program which will include:  BFS 4 core areas of Athletic Strength Development; (parallel squat, deadlift, clean, and bench press), the 5 Auxiliary Lifts; (To be chosen by the individual student based on their weaknesses/needs),  Six absolutes of perfect technique, various agility and plyometric drills designed to improve athletic performance, 1-2-3-4 Flexibility program, speed training, Be an 11 character development and Weight Room Safety!

    HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    Course Code:  PED 710
    One Semester:  0.5 credit
    Credit for Graduation:  Health or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  No

    Health and Wellness is a course designed to help the students make positive choices with regard to physical, mental, emotional, and social health throughout his/her lifetime.  Students will examine life-style factors, learn decision making skills, select goals, and make plans to work toward optimum health.  The primary focus of this course will be knowledge in the areas of stress and self-esteem, nutrition, medicine and drugs, disease, CPR/First aid, and reproductive health.

    MEDICAL CAREERS
    Course Code:  MED 105
    One Semester:  0.5 credit
    Credit for Graduation:  Health, CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 9—12
    College Credit:  No
    Certification:  First Aid/CPR

    This class will focus on the student interested in pursuing a health and medical career after high school. It will involve guest speakers and career interviewing focused on health science foundations and giving students a head start into the medical field. Qualities of a healthcare worker along with the safety, medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, CPR/First-aid and health maintenance will be explored. This class is a great option for those who are unable to perform the practicum hours for Sports Medicine or want a higher level health credit.

    SPORTS MEDICINE—BEGINNING (video) 
    Course Code:  MED 100/101
    Full Year:  1.0 credit (.5 each semester)
    Credit for Graduation:  PE,CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  Medical Careers is recommended
    Grade Level: 10—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Pierce KINS259 (3 cr) and Pierce KINS155 (5 cr)
    Certification:  First Aid/CPR, Precision - Success Skills (300)

    Students will learn subjects such as basic human anatomy/physiology, taping, bracing and treatment of athletic injuries, emergency procedures, CPR and first aid, nutrition, fitness and body composition evaluation will also be covered. Students will learn and apply skills both in the classroom and training room. All students are expected to be concurrently enrolled in the Sports Medicine Practicum class taking place 7th  period and requiring 90 hours of documented training experience.

    SPORTS MEDICINE—ADVANCED (video
    Course Code:  MED 106/107
    Full Year:  1.0 credit (.5 each semester)
    Credit for Graduation:  Health, CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  Beginning Sports Medicine
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Pierce HSCI229 (2 cr) AND Bates AMA117 (4 cr), Clover Park CAH102A (5 cr) or Pierce TECM150 (5 cr) 
    Certification:  First Aid/CPR, Precision - Success Skills (300)

    Students will focus on prevention, recognition, and treatment of athletic injuries.  All body regions and their related injuries will be identified and students will apply their knowledge through work with students/athletes during and after school.  All students are required to be concurrently enrolled in the Sports Medicine Practicum class.  This will take place 7th period and will require 90 hours of documented training experience.