Health and Physical Education

The Cherokee County School District’s Health and Physical Education curriculum provides a developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience in health and physical education that is essential for meeting the diverse needs of all students. A quality health and physical education program will foster the development of motor skills, physical fitness, emotional strength, maturity, values, healthful decision-making and the pursuit of lifelong health and fitness. Participation in daily health and physical education is an integral and inseparable part of the total K-12 educational experience.

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Weight training: This course is designed to provide students with a variety of fitness activities to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and control of body fat through the use aerobic activities.  Activities may include resistance training, distance and sprint work, interval training, abdominal work, plyometrics, stretching exercises, and circuit training.  Students will pre and post-test in strength, cardiovascular endurance.

Advanced Weight Training: Students will participate in various weight lifting exercises including Olympic lifts and standard lifts including, but not limited to, Power Cleans, Bench, Squats, and various dumbbell exercises.

Body Sculpting: Students will participate in various weight lifting exercises including Olympic lifts and standard lifts including, but not limited to, Power Cleans, Bench, Squats, and various dumbbell exercises.

Advanced Body Sculpting: Students will participate in various weight lifting exercises including Olympic lifts and standard lifts including, but not limited to, Power Cleans, Bench, Squats, and various dumbbell exercises.

Principles of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine PE class:  This class is designed to cover basic information on athletic training through classroom learning and hands-on technique while allowing a physical education component of how sports-related activity can lead to injury.

Personal Fitness:  This participation-based class is designed to introduce the importance of maintaining your physical health through various means such as a developmental running program, introduction to various sports available at RR, and other exercise methods that can be used to improve your physical health.

Team Sports Class:  We will cover volleyball, basketball, soccer, whiffleball, kickball, pickleball, flag football and more in a fun, participation-based environment this year.

Health: Students will be exposed to a broad range of topics, including areas of mental, physical, and social health. Areas of study will include topics such as: Introduction to Health, Emotional and Mental Health, Physical Health, Drug Use and Abuse, First Aid and Safety, and the ADAP (Alcohol Drug Awareness Program). This is a semester class.

*Students must pass the ADAP course with a 70% or better to be eligible to receive a driver’s license.

 PHYISICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH INSTRUCTORS

Bradley, Scott Teacher Health and Physical Education scott.bradley@cherokeek12.net
Goodbread, Sarah Teacher Health and Physical Education sarah.goodbread@cherokeek12.net
Lakes, Barry Teacher Health and Physical Education barry.lakes@cherokeek12.net
Lea, Deb Teacher Health and Physical Education deb.lea@cherokeek12.net
Winfield, Julie Teacher Health and Physical Education julie.winfield@cherokeek12.net