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Components of Physical and Health Education



Definition of Physical Education Physical education can be defined as the education that deals with the all round development of an individual through carefully selected physical activities. It can also be described as an integral part of the total process of education that makes use of selected and properly conducted physical activities in the development of the whole individual.   Objectives of Physical Education The objectives of physical education include the following: (i) Physical development (ii) Mental development (iii) Social development (iv) Emotional development (v) Skills development   Components of Physical and Health Education Physical and health education is made up of two broad subjects, namely; (i) Physical education (ii) Health education   Scope/Branches of Physical Education The scope/branches of physical education are as follows: (i) Sports and games (ii) Aquatic sports (iii) Gymnastics (iv) Athletics (v) Martial arts (vi) Safety education (vii) Recreation (viii) Rhythm and dance Definition of… Read More »INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

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