(xii) To meet the challenge of growing indiscipline among the student community by instilling in the younger generation a sense of patriotism, self-reliance and discipline.(xiii) To give adequate scope for bringing out the aptitudes and talents of the child.(xiv) To promote the spirit of certain qualities like sports-man ship, team spirit, leadership, patience,self-restrain co-operation, sociability and those other qualities of character and citizenship.
Benefits of P.E. in School
Physical Education Benefits - Broad & Powerful!
Physical education prepares children to be physically and mentally active, fit andhealthy...for life. Here are some of the many benefits children receive from a qualityPE program:
Improved physical fitness
Skill and motor skills development
Provides regular, healthful physical activity
Teaches self discipline
Facilitates development of student responsibility for health and fitness.
Influence moral development, leadership, cooperate with others
an outlet for releasing tension and anxiety
Strengthened peer relationships
Physical education can improve self-confidence and self-esteem
Experience in setting goals
is a general concept defined in many ways by differing scientists.
Here two major categories are considered: general fitness (a state of health and well-being), and specific fitness (a task-
oriented definition based on the ability to perform specific aspects of sports or occupations). Physical
fitness is generally achieved through correctnutrition, exercise,hygiene and rest.
is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living being. In humans,it is the general
condition of a person's mind and body, usually meaning to be free from illness, injury or pain (as in "
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The World Health Organization (WHO) defined health in its broader sense in 1946
as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
Although this definition has been subject to controversy, in particular as lacking operationalvalue and because of the problem created by use of the word "complete," it remains the mostenduring.
Other definitions have been proposed, among which a recent definition that correlateshealth and personal satisfaction.