Beginning Kinesiology, a required one-credit course, reinforces physical education concepts and skills learned in Grades K-8 by providing students with
further knowledge and skills to construct and implement a lifelong plan for physical activity. It is recommended that it be taken in Grade 9.
After completing Beginning Kinesiology, students will be equipped to sustain healthy, active lifestyles and to engage in fitness-oriented, self-selected lifetime sports which are both enjoyable and meaningful. Students can also expand their capabilities for independent learning that produces sound decision making, which will support future participation in health-enhancing fitness activities.
Beginning Kinesiology empowers students to become physically active adults, providing them a framework for a lifetime of healthy living.