Unit 2

Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Queensland

Knowledge & Understanding

  • Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Personal Development

Health

By the end of Year 5

  • Health is multidimensional and influenced by individual and group actions and environments
    • Individual and group action can promote health and wellbeing, including safety

Physical Activity

By the end of Year 5

  • Fundamental and simple specialised movement skills are elements of physical activity
  • Working cooperatively, and being aware of others and fair play, can enhance the experience of physical activities for individuals and groups

By the end of Year 7

  • Fundamental and simple specialised movement skills, movement concepts, tactics and strategies are elements of physical activity
    • Regular participation in physical activity can enhance cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and health and wellbeing
  • Fundamental and specialised movement skills, movement concepts, tactics and strategies are elements of physical activity
    • Modifying techniques and selectively applying movement concepts can enhance physical performance and increase enjoyment in physical activities

Personal Development

By the end of Year 5

  • Personal identity, relationships and self-management are influenced by beliefs, behaviours and social factors, and shape personal development
    • Identity is influenced by personality traits, responses in a variety of social contexts, responsibilities and accomplishments
    • Representations of people, including stereotypes, influence the beliefs and attitudes that people develop about themselves and others

By the end of Year 7

  • Beliefs, behaviours and social environmental factors influence relationships and self-management and shape personal development
    • Assuming roles and responsibilities, experiencing leadership opportunities, respecting cultural protocols and differences and working well with others, develops positive identity and self-esteem