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Physical Education and Health
 
Physical Education : 9671 : 40 Weeks :1/2 Credit
The Baldwinsville Central School District Commencement Standard in Physical Education for students is to develop an advanced level of wellness skills to create and pursue a lifetime fitness plan. PE classes are designed to make learning fun. They are geared toward positive self-esteem and co-operative learning experiences. Some of the activities include step aerobics, kickboxing, Pilates, yoga, weight training, tennis, archery, scuba, physical fitness, various team and individual sports and lifelong fitness activities. Sophomores have a series of required units of study including successful completion of the Baldwinsville swim/water safety unit.
 
Health : 9871 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
This course is designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a health enhancing lifestyle. The course consists of planned learning experiences that will allow the students to authentically apply the learned skills which are aligned with the New York State Health Education Learning Standards. The goal of Health Education is to give the students the necessary confidence and skills to practice health enhancing behaviors. This course is a graduation requirement.
 
Athletic Training I : 9679 : 40 Weeks : 1 Credit
This course offers an introductory look at the broad field of Sports Medicine in today’s society. It is an essential course for students interested in the field of Athletic Training and would be beneficial for anyone considering a career in physical therapy, nursing, or medicine. It covers basic human anatomy, human physiology, athletic injuries, prevention of athletic injuries, evaluation techniques, as well as the care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. After school observation hours are required to provide students with authentic experiences in which they can demonstrate the knowledge gained in the classroom as well as expand their knowledge in the health care field.

 
Athletic Training II : 9677 : 40 Weeks : 1 Credit  
Prerequisite: Successfully completed Athletic Training I
This course offers an introductory look at the broad field of Sports Medicine in today’s society. It is an essential course for students interested in the field of Athletic Training and would be beneficial for anyone considering a career in physical therapy, nursing, or medicine. It covers basic human anatomy, human physiology, athletic injuries, prevention of athletic injuries, evaluation techniques, as well as the care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. After school observation hours are required to provide students with authentic experiences in which they can demonstrate the knowledge gained in the classroom as well as expand their knowledge in the health care field.


Firefighter/EMS Training : 9111 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
(Enrollment Preference will be given to Juniors and Seniors)
This course will expose students to basic firefighting skills and basic emergency medical training, and prepare a student to join a volunteer fire department as an exterior firefighter. Students will be provided with basic training in Scene Support, CPR/AED and First Aid. During the Scene Support Operations Unit, students will be provided with the training that provides them with skills to support fire activities that arise before, during and after fire attacks. Additionally, students will learn CPR / AED which will certify them to provide effective basic life support in the event of an emergency. This course will also address Basic First Aid and the signs and symptoms of sudden injury and/or illness.