Physical Fitness Contend Standard 7:

All students will develop and maintain healthy levels of muscular strength and endurance.

Early Elementary

  • Control own weight in selected body support activities to develop muscular strength and endurance of the abdomen, lower back, upper body, thigh, lower leg and neck (e.g., climbing, hanging, hopping, jumping, animal walks and stunts).

Later Elementary

  • Meet standards on selected fitness activities that develop and maintain muscular strength and endurance of the abdomen, lower back, upper body, thigh, lower leg and neck (e.g., push-up activities, isometric strength activities, jump rope activities and bench-stepping activities).

Middle School

  • Meet standards on selected fitness activities that develop and maintain muscular strength and endurance of the abdomen, lower back, upper body, thigh lower leg and neck )e.g., calisthenics activities and resistance training).

High School

  • Assess personal status of muscular strength and endurance of the arms, shoulders, abdomen, back and legs.
  • Develop and maintain health-related levels of muscular strength and endurance of the abdomen, lower back, upper body, thigh lower leg and neck.