Weight Training & Conditioning (DPC #62201)
Grade Level: 9-12.
Length of Course: One semester. Upon approval of teacher and counselor, this course may be repeated for credit.
Type: Counts toward meeting the physical education graduation requirement.
Recommendation for Enrollment: The approval of the teacher is required for 9th and l0th grades.
Brief Description of the Course
This course is designed to provide a program of physical education with emphasis on conditioning and improvement of overall fitness through use of specialized equipment and techniques.
Supplementary Instructional Materials
Brief Outline of Course Content
- Physiology of muscle contraction involved in isotomic, isometric, and isokinetic exercises.
- Specialization of techniques for exercise of specific muscle groups.
- Cardiovascular fitness through running and aerobic conditioning exercises.
- Safety and breathing procedures used during weight training.
Behavioral Objectives for Weight Training & Conditioning
The skills assessed in the district's Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Math Computations proficiency tests will be taught and reinforced in a manner appropriate to the content of this course.
The student will:
- Increase the level of performance in the following:
- Bench Press
- Military Press
- Leg Press
- Attain improvement in strength and/or endurance, as set by mutual agreement between student and teacher at the beginning of the course.
- Demonstrate proficiency and continuing improvement in the following "workplace skills," as appropriate for the designated coursework.
- Basic Employability Skills
- good grooming
- good manners, politeness and courtesy
- pride in a job well done
- honesty and high ethical standards
- good work attendance
- completes tasks independently
- good speaking skills
- good listening skills
- good penmanship
- follows directions
- basic keyboarding skills
- computer literacy
- Employee Relations Skills
- able to work with teams of people
- cooperative attitude
- good interpersonal skills
- collaborates to problem-solve
- respects authority
- high cultural respect and sensitivity
- Job Success Skills
- problem-solving skills
- decision-making skills
- critical thinking skills
- higher order thinking skills
- able to plan and complete a project
- willing to engage in lifelong learning
- math skills through algebra
- good reading and writing skills
- good articulation skills
- good study skills
- meets increasingly higher expectations
- able to use technical tools correctly and safely
- able to change from task to task
- knows how to learn what one doesn’t know
- knows how to build upon what is known
- is a self-starter
- Checklists denoting skills accomplished.
- Results of skill tests.
- Results of written tests or oral tests.
- Tournament charts verifying participation in situations which require skill and knowledge for successful competition.