Physical Fitness Content Standard 8:

All students will develop and maintain healthy levels of flexibility of selected joints of the body.

Early Elementary

  • Move the major joints of the arms, legs and trunk through a full range of motion.

Later Elementary

  • Meet standards on selected fitness activities (e.g., sit and reach, trunk twists and arm-shoulder stretches) that develop and maintain flexibility of the major joints of the hip/low back, shoulder, neck, ankle and trunk.

Middle School

  • Meet standards on selected fitness activities (e.g., sit and reach, trunk twists and arm-shoulder stretches) that develop and maintain flexibility of the major joints of the hip/low back, shoulder, neck, ankle and trunk

High School

  • Assess personal status of flexibility of the joints of the arms, legs and trunk.
  • Develop and maintain health-related levels of flexibility of the joints of the hip/low back, shoulder, neck, ankle and trunk.