State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.
Alaska Physical Education Standard
Physical Education, a content area in the total educational program;
Focuses on fitness. Teaches skills that lead to enjoyment of lifelong physical activity. Enhances all aspects of development including but not limited to health, academic performance, physical fitness, movement knowledge, goal setting, self-esteem, stress management, and social skills. Embraces the unique challenges of Alaska's geographic location, cultural diversity, climate, and local school structure.