Board / Authority Authorized Courses
District Name:
Okanagan Skaha
District Number:
Developed by:
Princess Margaret Secondary
Female Fitness 11
Date Developed:
October 2010
School Name:
Princess Margaret Secondary
Principal's Name:
Don MacIntyre
Board/Authority Approval Date:
Board/Authority Signature:
Course Name:
Female Fitness 11
Grade Level of Course:
Grade 11
Number of Course Credits:
Number of Hours of Instruction:
Physical Education 9
Special Training, Facilities or Equipment Required:
Gymnasium, Classroom, Fitness facilities
Course Synopsis:
This course offers female students the opportunity to experience various types of physical activity that
promote a healthy lifestyle. Students will gain an appreciation for physical activity through exposure to a
variety of fitness pursuits such as yoga, pilates, and kicking-boxing, as well as strategies for complete
wellness including nutrition, goal setting and relaxation. Students will explore with the health and skill
related components of fitness as they learn to create and manage personal fitness programs. This course
will also begin to explore alternative aspects of complete health through topics such as media, selfefficacy and body image.
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Female Fitness 11 offers girls the opportunity to be active in a supportive and positive environment. It is a
course that promotes healthy lifestyles and gives students the skills to make positive choices as they
enter adulthood. Female fitness provides opportunities for the development of self-esteem through
personal growth and positive interactions, while serving as an outlet for stress release.
Organized Structure:
Unit 1
Active Living
Unit 2
Individual Fitness
Unit 3
Group Fitness
Unit 4
Alternative Environment Activities
Total Hours
Unit/Topic/Module Descriptions:
Unit 1:
Active Living
Overview: This unit will explore the non-activity components of a healthy lifestyle. Students will be
exposed to lessons in nutrition, goal setting, power of media and self esteem.
Learning Outcomes:
A. Students will be able to set long and short term goals for health, school and lifestyle.
B. Students will be able to explain the effects media on self esteem.
C. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of nutrition by creating healthy
meal plans.
Unit 2:
Individual Fitness
Overview: Students will be exposed to types of fitness opportunities that can be completed individually
and personalized to the students’ individual ability. Students will have the opportunity to asses levels of
fitness, create personalized programs and track progress. Activities will include running, weight training
and circuit training.
Learning Outcomes:
A. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of training techniques by creating a
personalized fitness program.
B. Students will be able to demonstrate an appreciation of the benefits of aerobic exercise
through the participation of a running program.
C. Students will be able to use fitness equipment (weight, bands, medicine balls) with proper
Unit 3:
Group Fitness
Overview: Students will participate in a variety of group fitness activities similar to those offered by public
and private facilities in the community. The goal of this unit is to improve fitness levels while having fun
and exposing students to classes that may enroll in on their own after graduation. Activities will include
kick boxing, yoga, spinning, bootcamp, and aerobic dance.
Learning Outcomes:
A. Students will successfully attend a fitness class in the community developing an
understanding of procedures and expectations.
B. Students will be able to follow the direction of a fitness instructor.
C. Students will demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the benefits of exercising
in a group situation
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Unit 4:
Alternative Environment Activities
Overview: Students will participate in a variety of activities that are situated outside of the typical
gymnasium setting. The goal of this unit is to show students that fitness can be done anywhere without
complicated equipment or costly fees. Activities will include hiking, stair climbing, water running/aerobics,
trail running, mall walking and relaxation.
Learning Outcomes:
A. Students will gain an awareness of local areas of recreation by researching, planning and
visiting trails and parks.
B. Students will participate, and encourage peers, in a stair walking challenge.
C. Students will understand the benefits of exercising with the resistance of water.
Instructional Component:
1. Classroom based learning sessions (lecture, discussion, peer instruction, guest seminars)
2. Fitness sessions (on and off campus)
Assessment Component:
60% Affective Domain:
Self Assessment
- Participation, attitude, social responsibility
Teacher/Evaluator Assessment
- Participation, attitude, social responsibility, leadership
20% Psychomotor Domain
Progression of skill development, exercise progression
20% Cognitive Domain
Written Assignments
- Reflection, research assignments, goal setting
Learning Resources:
1. Action Schools BC
2. Women’s Health Magazine Series & Website
3. Jillian Michaels Training Tools (videos, books, website)
4. America the Beautiful (DVD and resource package)
5. Dove Self-Esteem Campaign
6. Community Fitness Presenters (yoga, kick boxing instructors)
7. Community Facilities (parks, trails, private fitness training studios)
8. Pacific Sport (nutritionist)
9. Okanagan College Human Kinetics Department
10. University of Victoria Girls in PE collaboration group
Additional Information:
Ref: SUP/00650-20/Admin/District Forms/Board – Authority Authorized Courses 04Jan21
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