Health / Physical Education Department

Chairperson: Mr. Fernando Hernandez

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Dec172010

Physical Education

(1 semester)

This course is designed for freshmen and provides a well-rounded exposure to a multitude of physical activities that prepare the student for a lifetime of good health. Students participate in distinctive four-week units designed to provide a wide array of experiences in the physiological and psychological participation in sport and physical activity. Topics include: Aquatics, Field Sports, Court Sports, and Fitness and Weight Training.  Participation in a sport at Loyola does not satisfy the PE graduation requirement.

Mr. BullerMr. Mays

Friday
Dec172010

Lifetime Fitness

(1 semester)

This course is designed for juniors and seniors and covers topics in lifetime fitness and wellness providing a well-rounded exposure to healthy activities that prepare the student for a lifetime of good health choices. Students participate in weekly units designed to provide experiences in the physiological and psychological participation of physical activity. This course is divided into two parts: two days lecture and two days of physical activity each week. Topics include: Introduction to Fitness and Wellness; Health Benefits of Physical Activity; Preparing for Physical Activity; How much is enough and setting realistic goals; Cardiovascular Fitness; Flexibility; Muscle Fitness; Body Composition; Exercise Risks and Injury Prevention; Developing a plan for the future; Hydration and Health Foods; Nutrition; Managing Stress and Relaxing through movement; Recognizing Quackery; and, P.E.D.S. and the future.

Mr. Healy, Mr. Mays

Friday
Dec172010

Health

(1 semester)

This course is designed to cover fundamental and current topics in healthy habits and wellness. This semester course focuses on the six dimensions of health: mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and social. Throughout the semester we will cover areas of conflict resolution, injury prevention, alcohol and other drugs, community and environmental health, family health and sexuality, mental and emotional health, nutrition, personal and consumer health, physical activity, and tobacco. This course is a graduation requirement.

Mr. Hernandez, Mr. Legant, Mr. Woodert