• Medical/Parental Excuse Alternative Assignment

    Physical Education Library Pass


    SIGN IN on the library computer

    Library closed: report to the counseling center                                 


    The listed student is excused from active participation in physical education.  As an alternative assignment, the student must write a report on the below given topic.  The report is worth 10 points.

    Student Name:  ____________________________________ Period:  ____    Date(s) assigned:  _______________

    Teacher:  __________________________                             Length of each report:  __________ words


    1. Locate Physical Education container / binder(s) and read material on assigned topic.
    2. Report in your own words and writing.  Plagarism, or copying word for word, is illegal; NO CREDIT FOR PLAGARISM
    3. Return report to teacher/substitute no later than next day of attendance at beginning of period.  NO CREDIT FOR LATE REPORTS.


    1. Anatomy of _________________________________.
    2. Sprains, strains, fractures: define, compare and contrast.
    3. Ligaments, cartilage, and bones: Define and describe their purpose.
    4. Muscles and tendons: Define and describe their function.  Compare and contrast.
    5. Describe the three types of joints: hinge, pivot, and ball and socket.
    6. Osteoporosis and calcium: Define and describe their connection.
    7. Define, compare and contrast strength, power, and force.
    8. Causes, symptoms, and treatment of concussions / contusions.
    9. Aerobic and anaerobic conditioning: Define, compare and contrast.  Give examples of these types of exercise.
    10. Fitness Components: Define, describe, and provide examples of exercises to achieve assigned fitness component.Cardiorespiratory Endurance, b.  Flexibility, c.  Muscular Strength, d.  Muscular Endurance, e.  Body Composition 
    11. Cardiovascular System: a) Heart (four chambers, etc); b) Blood Vessels (types and function); c) Blood (what does it carry, purpose, etc.)
    12. Target Heart Rate during exercise: why does your heart rate increase during exercise?  On your own sheet of paper calculate your target heart rate during exercise at 75% intensity.  Show your work.
    13. Science of Kinesiology
    14. Six Nutrients: a) Carbohydrates (two types/functions/food sources);  b) Protein (function/sources); c) Fat (types/functions/sources);d) Water (function) e) Vitamins (two types/sources) 1._______ 2. _______ 3. Minerals 4________     _______ 6.  _______ 
    15. Nervous System
    16. History of _________________________________.
    17. Asthma, Allergies, or Diabetes.
    18. Causes, symptoms, and treatment of Rhinovirus, Norovirus, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Influenza, dehydration.
    19. Flavonoids, Antioxidants, Phosphorus, Selenium, Chromium, Zinc, Manganese, Niacin, Thiamine, Potassium, Magnesium,Pantothenic Acid, Riboflavin, Iron, Caffeine, Biotin, Folate
    20. Additives—Myron Winic
    21. Stress: Its Effects and How to Overcome
    22. Anticarginogens—The Columbia Encyclopedia of Nutrition
    23. Plyometrics, Pilates, Yoga
    24. Fascinating Facts: Sports-Encyclopedia Brittanica: What Happens to Your Body A) When You Are Weight Training-Corona Brezina; B) When You Cycle-Kate Carleton; C) When You Swim-Jeanne Nagle; D) When You Run-Simone Payment
    25. Handout on A) Diet Soda; B) Truth about Sugar; C) Diet Report; D) Water; E) Cracking Knuckles
    26. Create your own game: provide the objective, rules, vocabulary terms, equipment necessary, scoring system, etc.
    27. Explain your personal pros and cons of Co-ed/Sex-integrated (classes with both boys and girls) and Sex-segregated (all one sex, that is, classes with all boys or all girls. Why do you prefer one over the other?
    28. Who is your favorite role model in sports and why?
    29. Write about a particular experience in P.E. or sports.   Sad.  Motivational. Embarrassing.
    30. What would you do if you were in charge of Physical Education classes?
    31. Choices magazine article and questions A) Homework, B) Junk Food, C) Sick Season, D) Soda Warning Labels





    Revised 3/2018