State law addresses physical activity.
The Pennsylvania Code § 4.21. Elementary education: primary and intermediate levels.
(e) Planned instruction aligned with academic Standard in the following areas shall be provided to every student every year in the primary program.
- (6) Health, safety and physical education, including instruction in concepts and skills which affect personal, family and community health and safety, nutrition, the prevention of alcohol, chemical and tobacco abuse, knowledge and practice of lifetime physical activities, personal fitness, basic movement skills and concepts, motor skill development, principles and strategies of movement, and safety practices in physical activity settings.
The Pennsylvania Code § 4.83. [Reserved].
Physical Activity 10.4. A. Physical Activities That Promote Health and Fitness B. Effects of Regular Participation C. Responses of the Body Systems to Physical Activity D. Physical Activity Preferences E. Physical Activity and Motor Skill Improvement F. Physical Activity and Group Interaction