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Healthy Active Living Education (Female/Male) PPL1O8/O9

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. Activities may include basketball, volleyball, badminton, soccer, football and games of low organization.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Personal and Fitness Activities (Female/Male) PAF2O8/2O9

This is an introductory course in personal fitness activity.  Students will engage in regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living.  The focus of this course is on understanding the principles of training and the development of individual programs.  There will be an emphasis on cardio, strength training and participation in a variety of activities that enhance personal competence, fitness and health. 

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Healthy Active Living Education (Female/Male) PPL2O8/O9

This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living.  Students will learn movement skills and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety and injury prevention.  They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality and the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Personal and Fitness Activities (Female/Male) PAF3O8/O9

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities and exposure to a broader range of activity settings, students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. Utilizing weight training, circuit training, running and aerobic workouts, the student will develop the necessary skills to improve their fitness level.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Healthy Active Living Education (Female/Male) PPL3O8/O9

The focus in this course is on physical activity.  At the same time, the courses will help students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a commitment to lifelong participation in physical activity.  Students will be encouraged to pursue physical activities outside the school program for personal fitness, health, and enjoyment.   Activities may include tennis, golf, lacrosse, rugby, and yoga.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Personal and Fitness Activities (Female/Male) PAF4O8/O9

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives.  The focus of this course is individual goal realization through participation and performance while engaging various aerobic and weight training activities. 

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Healthy Active Living Education (Female/Male) PPL4O8/O9

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood and independent living. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities in a variety of settings, students can enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. Activities may include tennis, golf, squash, yoga and bowling.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Large-Group Activities: Volleyball PAL 3O1​

This course focuses on the sport of volleyball.  Students enrolled in the course will learn the basic fundamentals of the game as well as intermediate to advanced concepts.  The course content includes beginner to advanced skill development, tactics of offence/defense, athlete conditioning, match management, coaching, officiating, and tournament organization. 

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

Introduction to Kinesiology PSK 4U

This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development. Students will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sports, and the factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education, kinesiology, recreation, and sports administration.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University

PREREQUISITE: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in Science, or any Grade 11 or 12 open course in Health and Physical Education.

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​​Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership PLF4M

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of 
healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership. 

CREDIT: 1                                                     TYPE: University/College

PREREQUISITE:  Any health and physical education course

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