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PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

 

Team Leader:
envelope_blue.jpgBrittany Dutton

Staff:
Spencer Allen
Anthony Ansotigue
Brandon Back
Kent Coffee
Brittany Dutton
Melisa Marberry-Profitt
Gregg Nunley
Robert Perea
Gerard Pineda

Physical Education

Italicized wording is specific to La Cueva High School.
√ Freshmen may take this class.

√ FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

90000      1 Yr.      9-12

Prerequisite: None
Special Requirements: Students enrolled in this class will have a suitable change of clothing and shoes.
Description: This course is a requirement for graduation and is a prerequisite for all elective physical education courses. Foundations of physical education will be the focus with an emphasis on fitness concepts and activity objectives (skill, knowledge, attitude) that will contribute to a lifetime commitment to activity and fitness.

LIFETIME SPORTS

90100      1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I.
Special Requirements: The class will go on 3-5 field trips during the year. A $15.00 fee per year plus fees for field trips may be charged.
Description: Emphasis is placed on learning and improving techniques, skills, and strategies in lifetime sports: bowling, golf, badminton, angling, racquet handball, archery, table tennis, tennis as well as some team activities. This class uses a variety of trips to expose the student to a number of lifetime activities. Trips to the golf course, archery lanes, rock climbing gym, and bowling alley allow the students to improve their skills and strategies in those activities. Units in mountaineering, fishing, and orienteering expose the students to a number of non-traditional physical education activities they can utilize after they have graduated.

TEAM & INDIVIDUAL SPORTS

90160      1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I.
Special Requirements: The student is required to have a suitable change of clothing and shoes (shorts or sweatpants, t-shirt or sweatshirt, socks, and athletic shoes). A $15.00 fee per year plus fees for field trips may be charged.
Description: Team and Individual Sports emphasizes learning and improving techniques, skills, and strategies in team and individual sports, and prepares the student to aide with teaching and coaching sports to young children. The student is introduced to at least six of the following sports or activities, but not limited to: badminton, European handball, flag football, soccer, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee, racquetball, and softball. Literacy strategies are integrated throughout the course. Skills and knowledge acquired in this course apply to the education and training career cluster, teaching/training pathway which includes sports administration and sports management, and sports officiating. T & I knowledge and skills are also supportive of the Health Sciences cluster, specifically supporting the therapeutic services and diagnostics services pathways.

AEROBICS & BODY CONDITIONING I

90446      1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I.
Special Requirements: Students enrolled in this class will have a suitable change of clothing and shoes. A $15.00 fee per year may be charged.
Description: This course is designed to develop an awareness of the effects and importance of physical fitness and daily exercise. It is a fun and motivating way to participate in a variety of step, dance, and low-impact aerobic activities as well as stretching, weight training, and floor-type activities (toning and strengthening exercises).

AEROBICS & BODY CONDITIONING II

90447      1 Yr.      11-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I and Aerobics and Body Conditioning I
Special Requirements: Students enrolled in this class will have a suitable change of clothing and shoes. A $15.00 fee per year may be charged.
Description: This course is a continuation of Aerobics and Body Conditioning I with its emphasis on having fun. It will include step, dance, high/low aerobic activities as well as intermediate weight training,
stretching, toning, and strengthening exercises. Additional activities that will be introduced will be jogging, walking, and other activities that are designed to enhance cardiovascular fitness.

AEROBICS & BODY CONDITIONING III

90448      1 Yr.      11-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I and Aerobics and Body Conditioning II.
Special Requirements: Students enrolled in this class will have a suitable change of clothing and shoes. A $15.00 fee per year may be charged.
Description: This course is a continuation of Aerobics and Body Conditioning II. It will continue to emphasize having fun while striving toward the ultimate goal of making exercise a positive life-long habit. It will incorporate a variety of step, dance, and high/low aerobic activities as well as advanced weight training, stretching, toning, and strengthening exercises. Additional activities that will be introduced will be preparation for possible group fitness instructor certification.

√ YOGA/PILATES I

90450       1 Yr.      9-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I.
Special Requirements: The student may be required to provide his/her own individual mat and proper athletic gear. Some schools may require a physical education uniform.
Description: This course combines movements from yoga and pilates. The focus of this class is on motor learning strategies, body awareness, stress reduction, breath work, balance, and functional movement. The student gains muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Areas
of study include, but are not limited to, movement forms, movement concepts and principles, physically active lifestyle, physical fitness, personal and social behaviors, cultural awareness, and personal enjoyment. Reading, writing, speaking, and research strategies are integrated throughout the course.

WEIGHT TRAINING I

90421       1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I.
Special Requirements: A $15.00 fee per year may be charged. Lifting belts are recommended. Suitable workout clothing and shoes are required.
Description: Weight Training I is a basic weight training course. Topics the students will investigate are strength training principles, routines, and fundamental techniques and methods of lifting for the development of major muscle groups, nutrition, and diet information including the use of supplements.

WEIGHT TRAINING II

90422      1 Yr.      11-12

Prerequisite: Must pass both classes: 2 semesters of required Physical Education I, and Weight Training I.
Special Requirements: A $15.00 fee per year may be charged. Lifting belts are recommended. Suitable workout clothing and shoes are required.
Description: Weight Training II is an advanced weight-training course. The students will investigate advanced techniques in all lifts, techniques, and methods. Bodybuilding, power lifting, and Olympic-style lifting techniques will be introduced and used. Additional emphasis is placed on steroid and other supplement use and abuse.

WEIGHT TRAINING III

90423      1 Yr.      12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I, Weight Training II, and permission of instructor.
Special Requirements: A $15.00 fee per year may be charged. Lifting belts are recommended. Suitable workout clothing and shoes are required.
Description: Weight Training III is designed for the student who is earnest about strength development. The students must demonstrate knowledge of safety, spotting techniques, styles of lifting, and strength development programs. Competitive training techniques will be emphasized along with recent trends in strength training.

√ INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS I

9241A-G (see reg card)      1 Yr.      9-12

Prerequisites: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I and permission of instructor.
Special Requirements: Enrollment in this course is limited to student athletes who are eligible to participate in a school-sponsored
athletic program. Participation in competitions is required. The student may be expected to purchase personal equipment or supplies, provide evidence of a physical examination, and comply with all requirements of APS and New Mexico Activities Association for participation in the sport.
Description: This course is designed for students who participate in a school-sponsored team sport to learn the fundamental concepts and skills related to that sport. The course will focus on knowledge of rules, safety issues, proper technique in performing skills, and building personal strength, endurance, and flexibility.

INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS II

9242A-G (see reg card)      1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisites: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I, Interscholastic Athletics I, and permission of instructor.
Special Requirements: Enrollment in this course is limited to student athletes who are eligible to participate in a school-sponsored athletic program. Participation in competitions is required. The student may be expected to purchase personal equipment or supplies, provide evidence of a physical examination, and comply with all requirements of APS and New Mexico Activities Association for participation in the sport.
Description: This course is designed for students who participate in a school-sponsored team sport to develop an improved level of performance skills and knowledge of concepts related to that sport. The course will focus on thorough knowledge of rules, injury prevention through safety measures, and development of consistent levels of performance through personal physical fitness. Students will begin to take leadership responsibility for team motivation and success.

INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS III

9243A-G (see reg card)      1 Yr.      11-12

Prerequisites: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I, Interscholastic Athletics II, and permission of instructor.
Special Requirements: Enrollment in this course is limited to student athletes who are eligible to participate in a school-sponsored athletic program. Participation in competitions is required. The student may be expected to purchase personal equipment or supplies, provide evidence of a physical examination, and comply with all requirements of APS and New Mexico Activities Association for participation in the sport.
Description: This course is designed for students who participate in a school-sponsored team sport to develop an advanced level of performance skills and knowledge of concepts related to that sport. The course will focus on developing a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the sport, including application of rules in complex situations, strategy and tactics necessary for successful team performance, and personal physical fitness. Students will be expected to take leadership responsibility for team motivation and success.

INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS IV

9244A-G (see reg card)      1 Yr.      12

Prerequisites: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I, Interscholastic Athletics III, and permission of instructor.
Special Requirements: Enrollment in this course is limited to student athletes who are eligible to participate in a school-sponsored athletic program. Participation in competitions is required. The student may be expected to purchase personal equipment or supplies, provide evidence of a physical examination, sign a contract, and comply with all requirements of APS and New Mexico Activities Association for participation in sports/activities.
Description: This course is designed for student athletes who participate in a school-sponsored team sport/activity and demonstrate a mastery of performance skills and concepts related to that sport/activity. Students demonstrate an understanding of rules in complex situations and implement strategies and tactics involved in team performance and are role models in team leadership and motivation.

√ SPORTS MEDICINE I

90700      1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I, Health I, and permission of athletic trainer.
Special Requirements: 30 hrs. /semester with athletic team/training room, CPR, and First Aid. A $25 lab fee per year may be required. Specific dress code may be required. This course may require outside observation hours at athletic events or practices.
Description: This course is recommended for students who are considering a career in the health or medicine-related fields. The students will examine anatomical and physiological systems of the human body and how they relate to physical activity. Special attention will be given to the following topics: skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and nervous systems, the prevention, cause/effect, treatment and reconditioning of athletic injuries, emergency care and first aid, and athletic training.

SPORTS MEDICINE II

90701      1 Yr.      10-12

Prerequisite: Must pass two semesters of required Physical Education I, and Sports Medicine I.
Special Requirements: 30 hrs. /semester with athletic team/training room, CPR, and First Aid. A $25 lab fee per year may be required. Specific dress code may be required. This course may require outside observation hours at athletic events or practices.
Description: Sports Medicine II is recommended for students serious about health- or medical-related careers. Students will acquire knowledge of sport-related injury recognition and prevention, emergency care and first aid, and rehabilitation. Special emphasis will be placed on musculoskeletal, cardio respiratory, and neuromuscular body systems as well as evaluation techniques and disposition of athletic injuries.