Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources

PE 2.5

Physical activity and health. The student knows and applies safety practices associated with physical activities. The student is expected to:

  • (1) use equipment and space safely and properly;
    • (A) select and use appropriate protective equipment in preventing injuries such as helmets, elbow/knee pads, wrist guards, proper shoes, and clothing;
    • (B) list the effects the sun has on the body and describe protective measures such as sunscreen, hat, and long sleeves;
    • (C) list water safety rules and describe their importance;
    • (D) identify safe cycling and road practices; and
    • (E) describe appropriate reactions to emergency situations common to physical activity settings such as universal safety precautions and dialing 911.


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