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Importance of PE

Importance of Physical Education   

 Improved Physical Fitness: 

Improves children's muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, body composition, and cardiovascular endurance.

Skill Development: 
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.

Self Discipline:
Facilitates development of student responsibility for health and fitness.

Stress Reduction:
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.