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 below, specific health education topics within this course include, but are not limited to:
Components of Physical Fitness
Nutrition and Wellness Planning
Diseases and Disorders
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Prevention
Human Sexuality including Abstinence and HIV