Physical Education plays an important role in the development of an individual just as a class room education does. High-quality health and physical education programs help students succeed in life. A healthy mind lives in a healthy body. Physical education is considered a supplement to the learner’s growing value system.
Quality physical education programs are needed to increase the physical competence, health-related fitness, self-responsibility and enjoyment of physical activity for all students so that they can be physically active for a lifetime. Physical education programs can only provide these benefits if they are well-planned and well-implemented. Here’s what quality physical education programs can do for students, according to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education: