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Walking Fitness and Jogging Course Spotlights (High School)

How Can You Make the Most of Your Summer Exercise? 

Did you know that our fourth most popular BYU Independent Study High School course is Walking Fitness? Of course, there’s no surprise there. Who wouldn’t want to earn physical education (PE) credits online? And summer is the perfect time of year to complete a PE course since you probably want to get out any enjoy the sunshine anyway. 

Why Take PE Courses Online? 

Online physical education courses are flexible! You can complete the exercise and coursework whenever you want, wherever you want. It doesn’t have to be on a track with all the other students. Make it fun! Find a pretty trail by your house, walk through a new neighborhood, or take a walk on the beach—take advantage of the beauty around you.  

JOG 041 and WALK 041 

The Jogging and Walking Fitness online courses help students achieve a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. These courses will “walk” you through improving your physical performance, staying safe, and staying motivated—three things that every fitness-seeking individual could use help with. 

In these courses, you’ll be able to do the following: 

  • Develop a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. 

  • Apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance. 

  • Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. 

  • Learn about responsible personal and social behavior that respects yourself and others. 

  • Recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction. 

Other Online PE Options 

To find out more about this course, how much it costs, and what other physical education courses are available, BYU Independent Study’s course catalog can be a great resource to you. See the PE course descriptions to check out courses for cycling, bowling, aerobics, golf, tennis, swimming, weight training, and more. 

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