Texas - Preventive health screenings in HS—BMI: Standards
Texas Education Code Sec. 38.102. ADOPTION OF ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT.
(a) The commissioner by rule shall adopt an assessment instrument to be used by a school district in assessing student physical fitness under this subchapter.
(b) The assessment instrument must:
- (1) be based on factors related to student health, including the following factors that have been identified as essential to overall health and function:
- (A) aerobic capacity;
- (B) body composition; and
- (C) muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility; and
- (2) include criterion-referenced standards specific to a student’s age and gender and based on the physical fitness level required for good health.