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Madison Metropolitan School District

Peer Partners Lifetime Sports and Activities

PHY7085

This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of students who need moderate-intensity physical activity to promote their general fitness and social skill development. Emphasis is placed on social interaction; the ability of each student to become involved with his/her community/vocational opportunities. Able-bodied students will increase participation of students with disabilities by modeling positive behavior, offering appropriate encouragement and providing one-on-one attention for skill development activities, increasing the knowledge base of able-bodied students in accord with students with significant cognitive and/or physical disabilities in a fun, active manner. The individualized or small group instructional format emphasizes change in student health habits through a variety of fun, supportive group activities. Use of individualized and team lifetime recreational games promotes improvement in the student’s general muscle strength, muscle endurance, joint flexibility, and aerobic fitness.

  • Recommended Grades: 10-12
  • Course Number: PHY7085
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Note: Elective