lifetime fitness
Lifetime Fitness
Course Number:    EL2083
Length:  1 semester (0.5 credits)
Total Course Cost:  $150.00  (Tuition Value:  $70.00  + Teacher Fee:  $80.00)
Instructor:  Mark Woodward
Course Description:
Exploring fitness topics such as safe exercise and injury prevention, nutrition and weight management, consumer product evaluation, and stress management, EL2083 equips high school students with the skills they need to achieve lifetime fitness.
Throughout this one-semester course, students assess individual fitness levels according to the five components of physical fitness: cardiovascular health, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

Personal fitness assessments encourage students to design fitness programs to meet their individual fitness goals.

When you log into the Virtual Classroom, you can view the entire course map, which provides a scope and sequence of all topics you will study. Clicking a lesson’s link in the course map leads to a page listing instructional activities, assignments, and learning objectives specific to that lesson. The units of study are summarized below.
Unit 1: Beginning Fitness
Unit 2: Health-Related Fitness
Unit 3: Skills for Lifelong Fitness
Grading Scale:


  • Assignment               10%
  • Lesson Quizzes         30%
  • Unit Tests                  25%
  • Cumulative Exams     15%
  • Fitness Log*:              20%
* The Fitness Log is a record of regular exercise that will be recorded throughout the length of the course.  A minimum of 150 minutes per week (approximately 30 minutes per day) for a length of 8 weeks is required to obtain full credit for this portion of the grade.  Exercise must be signed off by someone approved by the instructor.


Time Estimates:
Average minutes to complete 1 lesson   51  min
Average hours to complete course 62  hr
Time required for Fitness Log30 hr