Physical Education


Core Physical Education Coursework




3026010 HOPE-Physical Education (Core)

Health Opportunities through Physical Education

The purpose of this course is to develop and enhance healthy behaviors that influence lifestyle choices and student health and fitness. Students will realize the full benefit of this course when it is taught with an integrated approach.

In addition to the physical education content represented in the benchmarks, specific health education topics within this course include, but are not limited to:

  • Mental/Social Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Components of Physical Fitness
  • Nutrition and Wellness Planning
  • Diseases and Disorders
  • Health Advocacy
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Prevention
  • Human Sexuality including Abstinence and HIV
  • Internet Safety
Length: FY Credits: 1.0 Area: PE



Physical Education Electives







1501310 Fitness Lifestyle Design/1501320 Fitness Issues for Adolescence
The purpose of this course is to enable students to extend their knowledge of fitness concepts; design, implement, and evaluate a personal fitness program; and develop an individualized level of health-related fitness. Appropriate instructional practices and assessments are used to elicit evidence of student understanding and proficiency of course specific benchmarks related to Cognitive Ability, Movement Competency, Lifetime Fitness, and Responsible Behavior and Values as outlined by the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Physical Education and the Common Core State Standards. 
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE

1501340 Weight Training 1/1501350 Weight Training 2/1501360 Weight Training 3
Provides students with opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills in weight training including an assessment of muscular strength and endurance as well as a knowledge of health problems associated with inadequate levels of muscular strength, skeletal muscles, sound nutritional practices, and consumer issues related to weight training. 
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE

1501390 Comprehensive Fitness
The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop an understanding of fitness concepts, design a personal fitness program, and develop an individualized level of health-related fitness. Appropriate instructional practices and assessments are used to elicit evidence of student understanding and proficiency of course specific benchmarks related to Cognitive Ability, Movement Competency, Lifetime Fitness, and Responsible Behavior.
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE

1501410 Power Weight Training 1
The purpose of this course is to acquire knowledge and skills in power weight training (Olympic and power lifting) and improve or maintain health related physical fitness.) Appropriate instructional practices and assessments are used to elicit evidence of student understanding and proficiency of course specific benchmarks related to Cognitive Ability, Movement Competency, Lifetime Fitness, and Responsible Behavior and Values as outlined by the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Physical Education and the Common Core State Standards

1502410 Individual and Dual Sports 1/1502420 Individual and Dual Sports 2/1502430 Individual and Dual Sports 3
This course includes knowledge and application of techniques, scoring, strategies, and rules involved in traditional activities such as tennis. 
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE

1502490 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Provides students with opportunities to assess and evaluate common injuries occurring during athletic activity. Special taping and bandaging techniques will be introduced. 
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE

1503350 Team Sports 1/1503360 Team Sports 2
The purpose of this course is to develop the physical skills necessary to be competent in many forms of movement, knowledge of team sports concepts such as offensive and defensive strategies and tactics, and appropriate social behaviors within a team or group setting. The integration of fitness concepts throughout the content is critical to the success of this course. 
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE

1503400 Aerobics 1/1503410 Aerobics 2
Provides knowledge and assessment of cardiovascular fitness, knowledge of health problems that are associated with inadequate cardiovascular fitness levels, the value of a fitness program, stress management, and safety practices as they relate to aerobic activities. 
Length: SEM Credits: 0.5 Area: PE


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