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standards and benchmarks for grades 9 - 12


The following standards are just two of the many standards and benchmarks that are related to physical education for grades 9 - 12.

Standard: Demonstrate competency in many, and proficiency in a few, movement forms from a variety of categories. Specifically, skills that are related to extreme sports, aquatics, cardio-respiratory workouts, and warm up/cool down exercises are highlighted.For more information on this standard, click here.

Standard: Participate regularly in physical activity. Specifically, health-related components, stress management, and community opportunities are highlighted. For more information on this standard, click here.

links to related websites

The following are links to other websites related to the benchmarks and standards that were described above.


"When done right, PE can improve health, increase brain mass, reduce the likelihood of childhood-onset diabetes and teen depression, boost neurogenesis, and provide a host of other benefits. I know of no other subject or discipline that can make those claims. Choosing to keep a physical education program is choosing well with the brain in mind."

(Jensen, 2005, p. 6) Jensen, E. (2005). Teaching with the brain in mind (2nd Ed.). Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility