State law addresses physical activity.
Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.04.18.01 Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Programs for grades Prekindergarten - 12.
H. Nutrition and Fitness. Students will demonstrate the ability to use nutrition and fitness knowledge, skills, and strategies to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Maryland Code 7-401 School health program
(a) Duty of county board. -- With the assistance of the county health department, each county board shall provide:
- (1) Adequate school health services;
- (2) Instruction in health education, including the importance of physical activity in maintaining good health; and
- (3) A healthful school environment.