Nutrition, Fitness and Exercise (9th, 10th)
This course will introduce the basics of nutrition including a study of dietary building blocks, balanced diet, basal metabolism, healthy eating habits and eating disorders. The course will also explore the principles of exercise, which will include defining fitness, principles of exercise, and the impact of fatigue and sleep. Each student will design a personal exercise program incorporating the concepts of intensity, duration, frequency, maintenance, motivation and warm-up/cool-down principles.
Social and Family Health (11th, 12th)
This course will investigate handling our appearance as a social responsibility, principles of risk management and social responsibility, and the maturation process being physical, mental and spiritual. The course will also explore changing relationships with an emphasis on friendships becoming relationships, marriage, family and aging.