Course #: 7710

Instructors: Lisa White, Todd Thompson

Updated June 4, 2013




Skills &Assessment

1st Semester


(1st, 2nd Terms)










2nd Semester

(3rd, 4th Terms)







-Week 1

-Class Procedures

-Locker Assignments

-Review of Equipment

-Review of fitness for life components

-Warm-up procedures

-(State Standard 1): Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.

-(State Standard 2): Demonstrate understanding of movement, fitness and nutrition concepts, principles, and strategies as they apply to the learning and performance of fitness activities.

-(State Standard 3): Students will participate regularly in physical activity.

-(State Standard 4): Students will achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

-(State Standard 5):Students will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.

-(State Standard 6): Students will value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

-(School Standard 1): Students will demonstrate their thinking and learning through oral and written expression.

Standard 1, Objective 1: Analyze daily activities such as: walking, running, lifting.

- Use FITT formula to evaluate activities.

Objective 2: Participate in activities outside of the school day.

-Maintain activity journals

Standard 2, Objective 1: Identify genetic influences.

-Describe mental, social,  psychological benefits of physical activity.

-Describe how exercise increases longevity and quality of life.

Objective 2: Review elements of physical fitness.

-Explain concepts of flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition.

Objective 3: Principles of warm-up and cool down.


-Develop weight training programs.

-Compare aerobic and anaerobic activities.

Objective 4: Explain role of nutrition.

-Identify benefits and dangers of weight loss, vitamins, steroids, power drinks, and performance enhancing drugs.

Standard 3, Objective 1: Assess personal health and fitness levels.

Objective 2: Develop and implement a personal fitness plan.

Standard 4, Objective 1: Participate regularly in physical activities.

-Use results of post fitness tests to guide changes in fitness plan.

Objective 2: Use a variety of technological resources to design, monitor, and adjust fitness programs.

Standard 5, Objective 1: Accept diversity of people in activity settings.

-Take an active role in helping others achieve success.

Objective 2: Make responsible choices in activity settings.

Objective 3: Utilize time effectively to set personal goals, practice and completed assigned tasks.

Standard 6, Objective 1: Understand that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment and social interaction.

Objective 2: Recognize that physical activity provides opportunities for personal challenge.

Objective 3: Utilize physical activities to provide opportunities for self expression. 

-Pre workout testing

-Post workout testing


State Fitness Tests:

-Testing 1 mile run.

-Testing Pull ups/ Arm hangs and sit & reach.

-Testing pushups and sit ups

(number of reps per minute)

-Active participation in games

-Daily participation in class

-Proper Dress

-Daily observation by instructor with correction and teaching of proper techniques

-Students records

-Evaluation of goals.

-Daily warm-up, exercise, and stretching


-Variety of workouts on specific muscle groups.

-Learning how to work in your target heart rate area

-Demonstrate components of fitness

-Identify factors to improve personal fitness

-Write a personal fitness program

-Understand safety issues

-Lecture, assignments and tests from the Fitness for life books.

-Variety of games

-Individual and team sports

-Weight training

-Use of outside material.

*Numbers shown in bold type correspond with the Utah state core curriculum standards

This course is a semester course, therefore the content is covered over a period of one semester, and then repeated the following semester. evaluating. Adjustments are made in course content according to the needs and development of the students.