• Medical/Parental Excuse Alternative Assignment

    Physical Education Library/Media/Counseling Center Pass

    Monday/Tuesday: Counseling Center                                               Wednesday-Friday: Library

    The listed student is excused from active participation in physical education. As a replacement task, 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


    A.       Locate and read material on assigned topic.

    B.       Report in your own words. PLAGARISM, or copying word for word, is illegal; NO CREDIT FOR PLAGARISM!

    C.        Return report to teacher/substitute no later than next day of attendance at beginning of period. NO CREDIT FOR LATE REPORTS.


    1.     1.    Anatomy of _________________________________.

    2.      2.   Sprains, strains, fractures: define, compare and contrast.

    3.      3.    Ligaments, cartilage, and bones: Define and describe their purpose.

    4.       4.   Muscles and tendons: Define, compare and contrast.

    5.       5.   Describe the three types of joints: hinge, pivot, and ball and socket.

    6.      6.    Osteoporosis and calcium: Define and describe their connection.

    7.      7.    Contusions.

    8.       8.   Concussions.

    9.       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.           
          a.        Cardiorespiratory Endurance; b) Flexibility; c) Muscular Strength; d) Muscular Endurance; e) Body Composition

    11.    11.   Cardiovascular System: a) Heart (four chambers, etc); b) Blood Vessels (types and function); c) Blood (what does it carry, purpose, etc.)

    12.   12.    Science of Kinesiology

    13.    13.   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________   5. _______ 6. _______ 

    14.   14.    Nervous System

    15.    15.   History of ______________________.

    16.    16.   Asthma, Allergies, or Diabetes.

    17.   17.    Causes, symptoms, and treatment of Rhinovirus, Norovirus, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Influenza

    18.  18.   Flavonoids, Antioxidants, Biotin, Folate, Phosphorus, Selenium, Chromium, Zinc, Manganese, Niacin, Thiamine, Pantothenic Acid,     

          Riboflavin, Iron, Magnesium, Caffeine

    19.   19.  Additives—Myron Winick

    20.   20.   Stress: Its Effects and How to Overcome

    21.   21.   Anticarginogens—The Columbia Encyclopedia of Nutrition

    22.   22.   Plyometrics, Pilates, Yoga

    23.   23.   Greatest Moments in sports History—Sports Illustrated

    24.   24.   Fascinating Facts: Sports—Encyclopedia Brittanica

    25.   25.   Dance: Eyewitness Books—Andree Grau

    26.   26.   Great Teams in Pro Football History—Joe Giglio

    27.   27.   Soccer Skills for Young Players—Ted Buxton

    28.   28.   The great Game of Soccer—Howard Liss

    29.   29.   Golf—Michael V. Uschan

    30.  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


    Revised February 1, 2014