State Curriculum Toolkit
Tools aligned to State Curriculum indicators and/or objectives.
- Sample Assessments
Items and annotated student responses as appropriate
Standard 4.0 Exercise Physiology
Students will demonstrate the ability to use scientific principles to design and participate in a regular, moderate to vigorous physical activity program that contributes to personal health and enhances cognitive and physical performance on a variety of academic, recreational, and life tasks.
A. Effects of Physical Activity on the Body
- 1. Explain the effect of moderate to vigorous physical activity on the body systems.
- Discuss the function of the components of the cardiorespiratory system such as: the heart, lungs, blood vessels and describe how each functions during exercise.
- Describe the role of the muscles and skeleton in the protection of the internal organs such as: the rib cage protecting the heart and lungs.
- Select and show activities that develop the cardiorespiratory and muscular systems.
B. FITT Guidelines
- 1. Explain and apply the components of the FITT guidelines.
C. Components of Fitness
- 1. Analyze the components necessary to improve fitness.
- Classify and show activities for each health-related fitness component: cardio respiratory endurance/aerobic capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
- Classify and show activities according to the skill-related components of fitness: agility, balance, coordination, power, speed, and reaction time.
D. Benefits of Physical Activity
- 1. Explain the benefits of physical activity.
E. Nutrition and Physical Activity
- 1. Apply the relationship between nutrition and physical activity.
- 1. Explain the factors influencing daily physical activity.
- Classify factors affecting physical activity as either promoting or limiting.
May 27, 2009