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Health and Exercise Science

Course: 809

Grade Level:
11/12
 
 
Course Length:
1 Semester
.5 Credit
 
Prerequisites:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
 

Course Description:

This one-semester class focuses on understanding the physiological responses and adaptations to exercise by examining basic principles of physical fitness and exploring the human body systems, including the cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory, digestive, and nervous systems. Students are introduced to health issues such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition.

Textbook/Class Resources:

9780078760266, Meeks, Health and Wellness, Glencoe, 2008