Arizona Introduction to the Standards for Health Education and Physical Education (Adopted May 2015)
The Arizona Health Education and Physical Education
Standards Articulated by Grade Level provide a foundation for
all students. These standards are well articulated across the
grade spans. Concepts and skills that are critical to the
understanding of important processes and relationships are
The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of
healthful physical activity.
To pursue a lifetime of healthful physical activity, a physically literate individual:
• Has learned the skills necessary to participate in a variety of physical activities.
• Knows the implications and the benefits of involvement in various types of physical activities.
• Participates regularly in physical activity.
• Is physically fit.
• Values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle.
Introduction Health and PE.pdf