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The medicine and health program is oriented toward students who are interested in careers in health, nutrition, physical education, and sports science.

Course Offerings

Dimensions of Fitness and Sport

This advanced physical education course is designed to introduce students to the latest trends and career pathways in the sports and fitness worlds.  This course will focus on health-related fitness and lifelong sports units and activities.  Many different career pathways in these fields will be explored.  Health-related fitness units will involve exercise activities that are done in order to try to improve physical health and improve longevity.  Activities will be focused on improving cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. In addition to these units students will perform various group fitness activities. Upon conclusion of these units students will be able to design and implement a personalized workout plan. Students will also participate in various lifetime sports and activities. During these units students will be able to develop a higher understanding of each sport and focus on strategies and game play, teaching cues, tournament setup and execution, and facilities management.  Students will be graded on a high standard of daily participation, keeping an accurate notebook, quarterly quizzes, and projects.

Credit: .5
Grades: 11,12
Prerequisite: Health
Final: Determined by Instructor
Satisfies the PE requirement for the year (full year course)

Foundations in Medicine, Health and Wellness

This course is designed to assist students in obtaining accurate information, developing lifelong positive attitudes and behaviors, and making wise decisions related to their personal health. Study will include personal and community health; mental, emotional, and social health; injury prevention and safety (first aid/CPR & AED certification); nutrition (ergogenics/supplements) and physical activity; injury recognition and rehabilitation; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; growth, development, sexual health and athletic training. Central themes are the acceptance of personal responsibility for lifelong health, respect for and promotion of the health of others, an understanding of the process of growth and development, and informed use of health-related information, products, and services.
Credit: .5
Grades 11,12
Prerequisite: Health
Final: Exam

Personal Training

In this class units are focused on the different areas of personal training in a variety of areas such as: free weights, resistance bands, kettlebells, medicine ball training, stability ball training, and various other aspects of cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and body composition. Students will become experienced in not only performing these activities but also visit different aspects of the personal training profession. Other related topics also include nutrition, diet, and the supplement industry. As the course progresses students will also examine job opportunities in society related to athletics. Students will be expected to keep a notebook to track personal progress and note taking. There will be a high standard of participation in all activities and written work may be required.

Credit: .5
Grades: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Health
Final: Determined by Instructor
Satisfies the PE requirement for the year (full year course)

Medicine & Health CEIP

This internship is specifically designed for second year Medicine & Health students. The 108 hour internship is split between time in a community placement and assisting in on-campus activities. Students are required to provide their own transportation for the off-site placements. In addition students must complete 27 to 54 hours of classroom instruction related to the internship. Students are required to apply and interview for a CEIP program internship.
Credit: 0.5-1.0
Grades: 12