It probably depends on state law. If you have lenient laws, like Washington, it is the parent who determines what a credit is.
I usually recommend that people count hours for PE, and decide how many hours they want to be one full credit. That is usually 120, 150, or 180 hours, depending on what the books you have read recommend <grin!>
When counting hours, you can count ANYTHING THAT BREAKS A SWEAT. Many books say you can also count transportation to and from events (gymnastics, soccer.) Yard work, energetic drumming - no problem!
Some kids are very athletic, and have no trouble coming up with enough hours. Other kids aren't so athletic, and for those kids going outside the box helps. Think about dance (most helpful with girls, generally). Think about social and extra-curricular activities: jogging to grandma's, bike rides, yoga. You can also include health in your PE class. If they read about diet, exercise, nutrition, etc., you can put those hours into the PE column.
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