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Topic: Science of movement and fitness 

Physical Education

 Standard 2.  Uses movement concepts and principles in the development of motor skills
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands biomechanical concepts that govern different types of movement (e.g., gymnastics skills)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that different biomechanical concepts govern different types of movements
     2.Understands the biomechanical concepts that govern gymnastics skills
   Benchmark 2.Understands how sport psychology affects the performance of physical activities (e.g., the effect of anxiety on performance)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that psychology can affect one’s performance of physical activities
     2.Understands effect of anxiety on the performance of physical activities
   Benchmark 3.Understands the physiological principles governing fitness maintenance and improvement (e.g., overload principle, law of specificity)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the physiological principles governing fitness maintenance
     2.Understands the physiological principles governing fitness improvement
     3.Understands the overload principle as it relates to fitness
     4.Understands the law of specificity as it relates to fitness