Physical Fitness Objectives

Second topic of Heatlh Curriculum is physical fitness unit with physical fitness objectives. In this unit students will learn about benefits of exercise, setting goals, components of fitness, and much more. Also, it identifies objectives with Bloom’s Taxonomy learning domains.

Physical fitness objectives and outcomes:

  • Students will explain the benefits of exercise to their physical, mental, and social health. (Comprehension)
  • Students will label and describe the components of physical fitness. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will explain and apply the benefits of exercise to one’s physical, mental, and social health. (Comprehension, application)
  • Students will demonstrate and distinguish the difference between anaerobic and aerobic exercises. (Application, analysis)
  • tudents will identify basic principles of exercise. (Comprehension)
  • Students will discuss the importance of setting realistic fitness goals. (Comprehension)
  • Students will practice and create realistic fitness program. (Application, synthesis)
  • Students will describe the six basic measures of skills-related fitness. (Comprehension)
  • Students will assess their abilities at each of the skills. (Evaluation)
  • Students will differentiate lifestyle and sports activities. (Analysis)
  • Students will describe most common injuries that occur during exercise. (Comprehension)
  • Students will demonstrate and practice ways to avoid risk and injury during exercise. (Application)
  • Students will practice treating minor injuries. (Application)
  • Students will define the function of the skeletal system. (Knowledge)
  • Students will describe the structure and function of bones. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will compare the various types of joints. (Evaluation)
  • Students will identify, choose, and arrange ways to care for the skeletal system. (Knowledge, comprehension, synthesis)
  • Students will describe problems of the joints and bones. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will explain how nutrition and exercise are important to healthy bones. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will be able to name and choose two foods that are good sources of calcium and phosphorus. (Knowledge, comprehension, application)
  • Students will name and demonstrate two ways to avoid injury to bones while exercising. (Knowledge, comprehension, application)
  • Students will define the structure and function of muscles. (Knowledge)
  • Students will describe what causes muscles to contract. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will identify and use ways to care for muscles. (Knowledge, comprehension, application)
  • Students will describe problems of the muscular system. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will identify, describe, and label the largest muscles on the poster. (Knowledge, comprehension)
  • Students will be able to describe and draw what happens when biceps muscle contracts. (Knowledge, comprehension, application)
  • Students will be able to name similarities and differences of skeletal and muscular systems. (Knowledge, comprehension, analysis, evaluation)

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