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Course Description:
This course addresses individual and dual activities, effects of physical activity upon dynamic health, and the mechanics of body movement. In this course students develop proficiency in their movement skills, expand their capabilities for independent learning, and examine practices that allow sound decision making to enhance successful participation in movement activities. Students are provided with opportunities to improve their health­ related physical fitness as well as to understand advanced concepts related to physical fitness and physical activity. Students learn how to achieve physical fitness and the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle throughout their lifetime. This course also provides an opportune setting for adolescents to learn appropriate social interaction skills through team building exercises and sports activities.