ERIC Number: ED370899
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Responsible Healthy Lifestyles, Levels 7-12. Secondary Core Curriculum Standards.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
This guide presents the Utah elementary and secondary school program of studies and high school graduation requirements. A description is given of the responsible healthy lifestyles curriculum which is designed to integrate into a meaningful whole, medical, scientific, behavioral, and ethical knowledge, values, and practices which enhance a healthy life. For the secondary-level areas of health education and movement/fitness, core standards are provided along with objectives for achieving each standard. Core standards for health education focus on life skills; growth, development, and maturation; positive healthy lifestyles; high-risk lifestyles and disease prevention; and emergency procedures and first-aid care. The movement and fitness core standards deal with development of motor and health-related fitness; skill development in team sports and individual sports and games; dance skills; leadership and fairness; knowledge of cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, endurance, weight control, nutrition, and stress management as necessary components of a healthy lifestyle; and maintenance of an acceptable level of fitness. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Identifiers: Health Related Fitness; Utah