PE 11: Fitness and Conditioning

Ministry code: FTCD 11

View the complete Learning Standards for this course here:   Fitness and Conditioning 11

This course is designed for students who are more serious about improving their physical fitness through activities like strength training or more intensive cardio. Fitness and conditioning teaches students about the basics of anatomy, proper nutrition for training, and how to work out the different parts of the body for different activities.


Big Idea: Knowing how our bodies move and function helps us stay safe during exercise.

  • Lesson 1: Anatomy Terminology and Terms of Movement
  • Lesson 2: The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
  • Lesson 3: Connective Tissue
  • Lesson 4: Exercise Form, Technique and Safety

Anatomy and Physiology Quiz
Movement Analysis Assignment
Module 1 Reflection Assignment


Big Idea: Following proper training guidelines and techniques can help us reach our health and fitness goals.

  • Lesson 1: Components of an Exercise Session
  • Lesson 2: Monitoring Physical Exertion
  • Lesson 3: Principles of Program Design
  • Lesson 4: Sets, Reps, the Reversibility Principle and the FITT Principle
  • Lesson 5: Progressive Overload
  • Lesson 6: 1 Rep Max

Testing Your 1 Rep Max Lifts
Module 2 Reflection Assignment


Big Idea: Our personal fitness can be maintained or enhanced through participation in a variety of activities at different intensity levels.

  • Lesson 1: Choosing a Fitness Plan
    (Starting Strength, 5/3/1, One Man One Barbell, 5X5, Westside Barbell Conjugate)
  • Lesson 2: All About Recovery

Personal Fitness Plan
Recovery Research Quiz
Module 3 Reflection Assignment


Big Idea: Making healthy choices can help us reach our health and fitness goals.

  • Lesson 1: Exercise and Nutrition
  • Lesson 2: Hot Topics in Fitness and Conditioning
  • Lesson 3: Performance Enhancing Drugs
  • Lesson 4: CrossFit and HIIT
  • Lesson 5: Social Media, Fitness (Mis)Information and the Fitness Influencer
  • Lesson 6: 1 Rep Max

Tracking Your Diet
Debunking Fads in Fitness and Nutrition
Module 4 Reflection Questions


  • First Assignment 10%
  • Quizzes (2 total) 20%
  • Reflection Questions (4 total) 20%
  • Assignments (5 total) 50%

Required Resources:  a computer with internet access and headphones/speakers. Parts of the course may require access to fitness activities, specialized equipment and facilities.

BC Performance Standards