Elective Physical Education -Advanced Physical Conditioning (APC)
ELECTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION - ADVANCED PHYSICAL CONDITIONING (APC):
Advanced Physical Conditioning is designed to enhance student fitness and athletic performance, reduce the risk of sports related injury, and provide the framework for lifelong understanding of strength and conditioning concepts. Students will experience advanced training techniques and program design that will improve the fundamental elements of strength, power, speed and agility. In class, the students will utilize a wide variety of training equipment and technology that will improve their capacity to perform physical exercises and movement in a variety of ways by enhancing their strength, rate of force development, balance, stability, mobility, running velocity, and improve their ability to both accelerate and change directions in a dynamic environment. Students will also have the opportunity to track and analyze their progress and set appropriate, yet challenging goals that will improve their chances of progressing in their chosen fitness activity.
Students enrolling in this course should be engaged with advanced levels of physical activity as exhibited through involvement in IHSAA sports, club level sports, or individual student driven athletic/fitness endeavors such as gymnastics, horseback riding, weightlifting, or rock climbing.
Number of Periods per Semester: One
Grade Level: 10-11-12
Tryout : None
Counselor Approval Required: None
Dual Credit: No
Diploma Path: Directed Elective or Elective for All Diploma Paths
Quantitative Reasoning: No