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List of Benchmarks for Physical Education 
 Standard 3.Understands the benefits and costs associated with participation in physical activity
Topics1. Benefits of fitness; 2. Effects of physical activity
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands long-term psychological benefits of regular participation in physical activity (e.g., healthy self-image, stress reduction, strong mental and emotional health)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  psychological benefits of fitness
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands that a healthy self-image is a long-term psychological benefit of regular physical activity    
  2. Understands that stress reduction is a long-term psychological benefit of regular physical activity   
  3. Understands that strong mental and emotional health are long-term psychological benefits of regular physical activity   

Citation Log: BD(PE,27,30;​ME,12;​OE,14)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Physical Education
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   MDOE: Physical Education Standards Draft
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   NASPE: Outcomes of Physical Education
OK   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
P   NASPE: National Standards for Physical Education, 2nd Ed.
RU   Russia: Beginnings: The Fundamentals of Preschool Education
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
U   USOE: Utah Early Childhood Standards
UK   United Kingdom: The review of the desirable outcomes for children’s learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document