Physical Education
Calgary Board of Education

 

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: None Fee: $30.00
Physical Education 10 is a compulsory course for all Grade 10 students. Successful completion of this course is a requirement for a High School Diploma. Physical Education 10 offers a co-ed program where students participate in a variety of activities. Part of this course may involve off-campus activities at the student's expense. Students will experience most of the following activities listed below. This depends on facility availability and weather conditions.

Badminton Basketball CPR Training Table Tennis
Fitness Football Floor Hockey Ultimate Frisbee
Low Organized Games Soccer Social Dance Volleyball
Softball Spin Bowling Swimming  


PHYSICAL EDUCATION 20 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Physical Education 10 (Teacher recommendation)
Fee: $120.00 for outside facility use and transportation
Physical Education 20 is a course that expands on activities from Physical Education 10 as well as introducing many lifetime activities. Emphasis is placed on acquiring skills, understanding and appreciating health benefits, interacting positively with others, and learning to assume responsibility to lead an active life. A reflective journal is a requirement of this course. A list of possible activities include:

Canoeing Curling Table Tennis Golf
Racquetball Five Pin Bowling Tennis Wall Climbing
Floor Hockey Badminton Basketball Low Organized Games
Football Softball Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball
Soccer Cross Country Skiing Fitness Activities Swimming


PHYSICAL EDUCATION 30 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Physical Education 20 (Teacher recommendation)
Fee: $150.00 for outside facility use and transportation
Physical Education 30 is a course that expands on activities from Physical Education 20 activities as well as introducing more lifetime activities. Emphasis is placed on acquiring skills, understanding and appreciating health benefits, interacting positively with others, and learning to assume responsibility to lead an active way of life. A reflective journal is a requirement of this course. A list of possible activities include:

Athletic Injury Curling Fitness Capoeira
Golf (on course) Fitness Activities Squash Sailing
10-Pin Bowling Tennis Winter Sports Soccer
Floor Hockey Table Tennis Wall Climbing Softball
Ultimate Frisbee Low Organized Games Volleyball Football
Basketball Badminton Swimming  



SPORTS MEDICINE 15 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: None
Fee: $65.00 ($30.00/supplies & $70.00/CPR/Standard First Aid)
This is a co-ed course for students interested in working as student trainers with one of the school's athletic teams. Students spend about 75% of their time on theory and 25% in the lab. The course will cover the following:

  • Basic first aid
  • CPR
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Correct procedures and methods of taping and treatment
  • Writing and administration of rehabilitation and conditioning programs for all sports
  • Care and use of equipment used in sports medicine areas
  • Efficient running of a training room
  • 30 hours of training on an athletic team as Junior Trainer and part of a Training Team after regular school hours. A substantial after-school time commitment is an expectation of this course.

SPORTS MEDICINE 25 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Sports Medicine 15 and Physical Education 10
Fee: $60.00
This course consists of 40 hours of athletic training for the Forest Lawn athletic teams. These hours can be accumulated concurrently with Sports Medicine 25 and/or in a later semester. On completion of the required hours, the student will be eligible for Sports Medicine 35. Students will expand on the knowledge gained in Sports Med 15.

SPORTS MEDICINE 35 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Sports Medicine 25 and Physical Education 10
Fee: $60.00
This course consists of 50 hours as head trainer for a Forest Lawn athletic team. These hours will be put in after school. Students will be expected to take on a leadership role in class and as an athletic student trainer.

SPORTS PERFORMANCE 15 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: None
This course will provide active students involved in sports with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to understand the variety of factors related to sports performance. Through a combination of theory and practical exposure to areas of sport, students will be expected to demonstrate outcomes as they relate to the study of current training principles, performance enhancement and some sports injuries through participation in sport. Students will learn about training principles, performance enhancement and sports injuries.

SPORTS PERFORMANCE 25 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Sports Performance 15
This course will continue to expose students involved in sports to the theory and practical areas of sport. Students will be expected to demonstrate outcomes as they relate to the study of current training principles, performance enhancement, sports injuries, performance evaluation, sports studies and personal development through participation in sport. Students will learn more about training principles, performance enhancement, sports injuries and performance evaluation.

SPORTS PERFORMANCE 35 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Sports Performance 25
This course will continue to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to understand the variety of factors related to sports performance for students actively involved in sports. Again, through a combination of theory and practical exposure, students will be expected to demonstrate outcomes as they relate to the study of current training principles, performance enhancement, sports injuries, performance evaluation, sports studies and personal development through participation in sport.