Unit 2

Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Australian Capital Territory


  • Physically skilled and active
  • The student manages self and relationships

ELA 13: The student is physically skilled and active

  • 13.LC.2 The effects of physical activity on the body
  • 13.LC.3 How their levels of skill and fitness can influence their participation in physical activity
  • 13.LC.4 Correct use of sports equipment
  • 13.LC.5 The concept of fair play and the functions of rules in games
  • 13.LC.9 Identify personal needs and preferences for physical activity
  • 13.EA.1 The relationship between physical activity, fitness and health
  • 13.EA.4 Planning for regular physical activity as part of daily life
  • 13.EA.6 The range of physical activities available to them in their local community
  • 13.EA.9 Devise and implement strategies for playing games
  • 13.EA.10 Monitor their participation in physical activity
  • 13.EA.11 Set personal physical skill and activity goals, develop a program to meet these goals and evaluate its success

ELA 14: The student manages self and relationships

  • 14.LC.11 Identify different influences on personal identity (e.g. media, peers, cultural beliefs, family, school)
  • 14.EA.12 Analyse the ways people define their own and others’ identities (e.g. by their clothes, behaviours, interests, connections with others or places)
  • 14.EA.13 Critically reflect on factors that influence their perceptions of their own capacity and potential