The best way to live a healthy life is to prevent health problems before they occur. This course creates opportunities for you to apply new skills and knowledge to experiencing the benefits of a physically active lifestyle. You will be required to complete a mixture of physical activities and written assignments—and to record in your workout log cardiovascular, flexibility, strength and endurance activities. You will also learn about nutrition, stress management and other aspects of a balanced healthy lifestyle. By the end of the course, you will have gained the knowledge needed to establish healthy habits to last a lifetime.
Course materials: Online videos and readings from a variety of sources
Standards: Meets the Minnesota 2018 Academic Standards in Physical Education
Honors Opportunity: No
Prerequisite: Before a student can enroll in the PE course, MNOHS must receive a permission form signed by a parent or guardian (if the student is under 18). Part 1, or the equivalent, is a prerequisite for Part 2.