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Physical Education, Grade 9 - 12, Lifelong Individualized Fitness Education, 2009

1.) Demonstrate movement combinations from a variety of physical activities that enhance cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

Examples: running, weight training, circuit training, performing aerobic activities

2.) Demonstrate complex movement sequences in a variety of physical activities.

Examples: martial arts, dances, games, outdoor pursuits, individual and team sports

3.) Utilize rules and strategies for safe game play and selected lifetime activities.

Example: organizing teams for modified games

4.) Identify short- and long-term health-enhancing benefits of physical activity.

Examples: lowering resting heart rate, reducing stress level, increasing metabolism, strengthening the immune system

•  Identifying effects of age on physical activity preferences and participation
•  Explaining the relationship of physical, emotional, and cognitive factors that influence the rate of improvement in fitness performance
5.) Identify requirements for selected careers in physical education, health, and fitness.

•  Identifying factors related to career choices
6.) Identify strategies for positive behavior modification and for social interaction among diverse populations.

Example: using peer intervention to bring about desired changes in behavior

7.) Explain the impact of participating in multicultural physical activities.

Example: developing cultural awareness

8.) Demonstrate responsible personal and social behavior during physical activities.

Examples: awareness of surroundings to avoid injury, respect for officials' decisions

9.) Demonstrate responsibilities of a leader or a follower to accomplish group goals.

10.) Critique a community service project that involves physical activity by identifying benefits, problems, compromises, and outcomes.

Examples: walkathons, fun runs, Jump Rope for Heart fundraisers

11.) Utilize health and fitness technologies to develop a healthy lifestyle.

Examples: heart-rate monitors, pedometers, spirometers, skinfold calipers

•  Measuring target physiological functions utilizing correct instruments
•  Calculating health risk based on body composition
12.) Utilize safe practices when participating in physical activities.

Examples: avoiding high-caffeine energy drinks, avoiding dangerous supplements, considering weather conditions, considering medical conditions and personal physical conditions

13.) Compare goals for attaining and maintaining fitness.

14.) Construct criteria for evaluation of commercial fitness and health products and services.

Examples: cost, consumer reviews, availability

15.) Create a nutrition program that targets goals for maintaining energy and recommended body composition.

16.) Design a personal fitness plan that promotes activity for life.

•  Using selected assessments to modify an individualized fitness plan
Examples: range of motion, skinfold, heart rate

•  Applying principles of specificity, overload, frequency, intensity, time, and progression to physical activities
Examples: recording progress, selecting activities, arranging exercise, tracking progress

•  Demonstrating a lifestyle that includes participation in physical activity on a consistent basis
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