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
- Locate Physical Education container / binder(s) and read material on assigned topic.
- Report in your own words and writing. Plagarism, or copying word for word, is illegal; NO CREDIT FOR PLAGARISM
- Return report to teacher/substitute no later than next day of attendance at beginning of period. NO CREDIT FOR LATE REPORTS.
- Anatomy of _________________________________.
- Sprains, strains, fractures: define, compare and contrast.
- Ligaments, cartilage, and bones: Define and describe their purpose.
- Muscles and tendons: Define and describe their function. Compare and contrast.
- Describe the three types of joints: hinge, pivot, and ball and socket.
- Osteoporosis and calcium: Define and describe their connection.
- Define, compare and contrast strength, power, and force.
- Causes, symptoms, and treatment of concussions / contusions.
- Aerobic and anaerobic conditioning: Define, compare and contrast. Give examples of these types of exercise.
- 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
- Cardiovascular System: a) Heart (four chambers, etc); b) Blood Vessels (types and function); c) Blood (what does it carry, purpose, etc.)
- 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.
- Science of Kinesiology
- 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. _______
- Nervous System
- History of _________________________________.
- Asthma, Allergies, or Diabetes.
- Causes, symptoms, and treatment of Rhinovirus, Norovirus, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Influenza, dehydration.
- Flavonoids, Antioxidants, Phosphorus, Selenium, Chromium, Zinc, Manganese, Niacin, Thiamine, Potassium, Magnesium,Pantothenic Acid, Riboflavin, Iron, Caffeine, Biotin, Folate
- Additives—Myron Winic
- Stress: Its Effects and How to Overcome
- Anticarginogens—The Columbia Encyclopedia of Nutrition
- Plyometrics, Pilates, Yoga
- 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
- Handout on A) Diet Soda; B) Truth about Sugar; C) Diet Report; D) Water; E) Cracking Knuckles
- Create your own game: provide the objective, rules, vocabulary terms, equipment necessary, scoring system, etc.
- 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?
- Who is your favorite role model in sports and why?
- Write about a particular experience in P.E. or sports. Sad. Motivational. Embarrassing.
- What would you do if you were in charge of Physical Education classes?
- Choices magazine article and questions A) Homework, B) Junk Food, C) Sick Season, D) Soda Warning Labels