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Physical Well-Being

Physical Well-Being is based upon the “Healthy and Balanced Living Curriculum Framework”. Through a variety of different units, students will receive in-class instruction that focuses on the core concepts of accessing health information, self-management of healthy behaviors, analyzing internal and external influences, communication skills, decision-making, goal-setting skills and advocacy.

In addition, students participate in physical fitness and team-related activities that encourage the learning of basic skills, techniques, rules and regulations of each activity, communication, sportsmanship, teamwork,diversity and leadership skills.

Physical Well-Being I

Course #810, Semester Course, .5 Credit, Freshmen

The in-class segment of this course comprises an understanding of what comprises a healthy foundation, the importance of physical activity and nutrition, the workings of the specific body systems and the value of personal body care. The Physical Education segment will cover basic skills and techniques of various sports related to activity as well as the basic rules and regulations of each activity

Physical Well-Being II

Course # 820, Semester Course, .5 Credit, Sophomores

The in-class segment of this course focuses on the dangers of tobacco, alcohol and drug abuse, as well as the source of various diseases both communicable and non-communicable. The Physical Education segment will cover the basic skills and techniques of a variety of life-long leisure type activities to enjoy and participate in. Students participate in and experience the benefits of various types of exercise routines.

Introduction to Coaching

Accelerated - Course #840, Semester Course, .5 Credit, Juniors & Seniors

This course allows students to explore the skills, knowledge, and understanding of coaching team sports as a head coach and as an assistant coach. Primary emphasis is placed on philosophy, program organization, liability, practice organization, player development, sports specific strategy, leadership and training.

Strength and Conditioning

Accelerated - Course #841, Semester Course, .5 Credit, Juniors & Seniors

This course actively involves students in a fourteen week weight training and conditioning program. The course begins with a one week overview and study of the actual program. Emphasis will be placed on specific body parts and movements. Weightlifting exercises will be explained and demonstrated. Student progress will be monitored through weekly improvement charts. The active part of the class will take place in the school’s new and improved strength and conditioning facility. Speed improvement, agility, and plyometrics will comprise the conditioning segment of this course.

Physical Well-Being Faculty

William Braychak

William Braychak

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Nicholas Cerreta

Nicholas Cerreta

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Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

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