State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.
Kentucky Academic Standard for Primary Physical Education
Standard 3: Demonstrate knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. Demonstrate a Health-Enhancing Level of Physical Activity: Physically literate individuals understand the benefits and implications of lifelong physical activity to improve their quality of life. Understanding one’s overall physical health and fitness status provides the basis for personal responsibility. These performance indicators focus on empowering students to commit to being lifelong physically active individuals.
Kentucky Academic Standard: Physical Education
The goal of physical education is to provide Kentucky students with the knowledge and skills needed to establish and maintain physically healthy lifestyles.