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Welcome to RHS Health and Physical Education.

LIFETIME WELLNESS CLASS SYLLABUS
 
INSTRUCTOR: Coach Pelchat
 
 
RIVERDALE HS: (615) 890-6450
 
TEXTBOOK: G-W Essential Health
 
COURSE OVERVIEW:
 
The content of the course includes seven standards: Disease Prevention and Control, Nutrition, Substance Abuse, Mental/Emotional/Social Health, Sexuality and Family Life, Safety and First Aid and Personal Fitness.  Each content area is addressed in a classroom and/or physical activity setting.  Personal Fitness and Nutrition should be emphasized and integrated throughout the course. Students are provided opportunities to explore how content areas are interrelated.  Students acquire knowledge ans skills necessary to make informed decisions regarding their health and well-being throughout their lifetime.
 
COURSE OUTLINE
UNIT 1: INTRO TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS
 
UNIT 2: NUTRITION AND FOOD CHOICES
 
UNIT 3: FITNESS AND PERSONAL HEALTH
 
UNIT 4: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
 
UNIT 5: DISEASES AND DISORDERS
 
UNIT 6: MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH
 
UNIT 7: SOCIAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
 
UNIT 8: HUMAN LIFE CYCLE
 
State Lifetime Wellness Standards:
https://www.tn.gov/education/instruction.academic-standards/health-pe-wellness-standards.html