- perform basic motor and manipulative skills. They will attain competency in a variety of physical activities and proficiency in a few select complex motor and sports activities.
- design personal fitness programs to improve cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscular strength, endurance, and body composition.
- demonstrate proficiency in selected complex physical activities (games, sports, exercises) that provide conditioning for each fitness area
- establish and maintain a high level of skilled performance, demonstrate mastery of fundamental movement forms and skills that can contribute to daily living tasks, and analyze skill activities
- make physical activity an important part of their life and recognize such consequent benefits as self-renewal, greater productivity as a worker, more energy for family activities, and reduction in health care costs
- use the basic principles of skill analysis to improve previously acquired skills and to continue to learn new skills and activities
- know the components of personal wellness (nutrition and weight control, disease prevention, stress management, safety, and physical fitness), establish a personal profile with fitness/wellness goals, and engage in appropriate activities to improve or sustain their fitness
- follow a program that relates to wellness, including weight control and stress management
- demonstrate competence in leading and participating in group activities