Below are the Health and Fitness learning standards established by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Additional information can be found at the following website: http://www.k12.wa.us/HealthFitness/Standards.aspx
There are four Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALR) in health and fitness. Within each EALR, there are several components. The first components address basic concepts, and the latter components ask students to apply their understanding of this core content.
Component 1.2 - Acquires the knowledge and skills to safely participate in a variety of developmentally appropriate physical activities.
Component 1.3 - Understands the concepts of health-related fitness, and interprets information from feedback, evaluation, and self assessment in order to improve performance.
Component 1.4 - Understands the concepts of skill-related fitness, and interprets information from feedback, evaluation, and self-assessment in order to improve performance.
Component 1.5 - Understands relationship of nutrition and food nutrients to body composition and physical performance.
Component 2.2 - Understands stages of growth and development.
Component 2.3 - Understands the concepts of prevention and control of disease.
Component 2.4 - Acquires skills to live safely and reduce health risks.
Component 3.2 - Evaluates health and fitness information.
Component 3.3 - Evaluates the impact of social skills on health.
Component 4.2 - Develops and monitors a health and fitness plan.