Physical Education

Physical education is an academic discipline that involves the study of humanIDEO_Physical_Education movement and its impact on health and quality of life. Although not synonymous, both physical education and physical activity are important and necessary elements of being a healthy individual. Both also have short- and long-term influences on the physical and educational development of children and adolescents. Physical education in schools provides all students access to a standards-based sequence of learning which promotes health and physical literacy, as well as the motivation to engage in the health-enhancing physical activity needed to achieve and maintain a balanced, healthy life over a lifetime.