Physical Fitness Content Standard 6:

All students will develop and maintain healthy levels of cardiorespiratory endurance.

Early Elementary

  • Sustain moderate to intense levels of physical activity that cause increased heart rate, breathing rate, perspiration, etc. (e.g., running, galloping, skipping and hopping).

Later Elementary

  • Meet standards on selected fitness activities that develop and maintain cardiorespiratory endurance (e.g., timed or distance walk/run and other endurance activities at specified heart rate).

Middle School

  • Meet standards on selected fitness activities that develop and maintain cardiorespiratory endurance (e.g., timed or distance walk/run and other endurance activities at specified heart rate/heart rate recovery).

High School

  • Assess personal status of cardiorespiratory endurance.
  • Develop and maintain health-related levels fo cardiorespiratory endurance.