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ERIC Number: ED454201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Pages: 72
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Comprehensive Health Education Standards (Including Physical Activity Standards). Comprehensive Health Rationale.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Arizona's comprehensive health education standards begins with a health rationale for each standard, then details the seven standards: (1) students comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention; (2) students demonstrate the ability to access accurate health information; (3) students demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks; (4) students analyze the influences of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health; (5) students demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal skills to enhance health; (6) students demonstrate the ability to use goal setting and decision making skills to enhance health; and (7) students demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health. The seven physical activity standards are: students demonstrate proficiency and achievement of higher order cognitive skills necessary to enhance motor skills; students comprehend basic physical activity principles and concepts; students exhibit a physically active lifestyle; students achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness; students develop self-initiated behaviors that promote effective personal and social interactions in physical activity settings; students demonstrate understanding and respect for difference among people in physical activity settings; and students develop behavioral skills essential to maintaining a physically active lifestyle. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.