Sports, Exercise, and Health Science


Course Title: Sports, Exercise, and Health Science

Course ID: 521163

Grade Level: 11-12

UC/CSU a-g: none

Recommendation—Completion of Biology and Chemistry with a C or better.

This course incorporates the traditional disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, psychology and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise and health.  Students will cover a range of core and option topics and carry out practical (experimental) investigations in both laboratory and field settings.  This will provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and understanding necessary to apply scientific principles and critically analyze human performance.  Where relevant, the course will address issues of international dimension and ethics by considering sport, exercise and health relative to the individual and in a global context.