Power Fit I (Females Only)

Department:
Credit:
0.5
PE
Length:
1 Semester
Grade Level (s):
10
11
12
PE and Health 10 OR Lifetime 1 OR Competitive Team Sports as prerequisite

Power Fit l is specifically designed with females in mind. This female-only course will foster a cooperative and comfortable environment in which to exercise with the aim of developing the personal health and wellness of every participant. Teacher-led sessions will consist of a variety of circuits using stability and medicine balls, aerobic steps, bosu balls, body bars, dumbbells, kettlebells, and skipping ropes. The course will also include aerobics, dance, yoga, kickboxing, aquafit, and weight room sessions. In the second half of the semester, students will have the opportunity to design and lead their own workout for the class. Attention will be paid to individual goals throughout the course and heart rate monitors will be used on a regular basis to assess progress. Individual wellness research topics and student presentations will be focused specifically on female health issues. Fitness testing and reflective blog writing are included. Some additional fees will apply for field trips to engage in off-campus activities and classes.