Why Children Need Physical Education!!
IMPROVED PHYSICAL FITNESS:
Improves children's muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, body composition, and cardiovascular endurance.
Develops motor skills, which allow for safe, successful participation in physical activities.
REGULAR, HEALTHFUL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:
Provides a wide-range of developmentally appropriate activities for all children.
SUPPORT OF OTHER SUBJECT AREAS:
Reinforces knowledge learned across the curriculum.
Facilitates development of student responsibility for health and fitness.
Physical activity becomes an outlet for releasing tension and anxiety.
IMPROVED SELF-CONFIDENCE AND SELF-ESTEEM:
Physical education instills a stronger sense of self-worth in children based on their mastery of skills and concepts in physical activity. They can become more confident, assertive, independent and self-controlled.
EXPERIENCE SETTING GOALS:
Gives children the opportunity to set and strive for personal, achievable goals.