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1 The Importance of Physical Education
By: Ryan Knaul Ages 12-80

2 Childhood Overweight & Obesity
America is losing the fight against childhood inactivity and obesity. The childhood obesity rate has nearly tripled over the past 3 decades. Quality health and physical education can reverse this trend.

3 Reasons The increase of technology
Children are raised in a fast food culture Children do not have confidence in physical skills

4 Schools Need Physical Education
Educates the WHOLE CHILD Physical education provides structure and discipline Develop and enhance both physical and academic skills

5 Schools Need Physical Education
Elementary School: physical activity enhances physical skills and cognitive development Middle School: physical activity builds self-esteem, which leads to more confidence in intellectual and physical ability High School: enhances social, cooperative, and cognitive skills

6 Schools Need Physical Education

7 School Need Physical Education
"Move Me"- The importance of physical activity and healthy eating YouTube Clip

8 What P.E. Does for Students
Improves physical fitness Enhances motor and manipulative skills Improves self-esteem Provides healthy physical activities Reduces stress Builds positive relationships among students

9 P.E. Improves Judgment May influence moral development
Gives students leadership roles Allows students to collaborate with peers Increases self responsibility

10 Goals of Physical Education
Include ALL students in activities Improve physical, social, and cognitive skills Promote a healthy and active lifestyle

11 Abilities in Physical Education
Cognitive Creative Personal Social Physical

12 Physical Benefits of P.E.
Develop motor skills Develop manipulative skills Develop fitness Decrease morbidity Disease prevention Physical Benefits of P.E.

13 Cognitive Benefits of P.E.
Enhances students kinesthetic intelligence Students that participate in daily P.E. perform better academically. Have a better attitude towards school P.E. enhances social, self-expression, and problem solving skills.

14 Affective Benefits of P.E.
Build self-esteem Enhances ability and confidence in performing motor skills Enhances feelings of well being and efficacy Affective Benefits of P.E.

15 Elementary Physical Education
Development of fundamental non-locomotor, locomotor, and manipulative skills Examples of skills: Balance, walk, run, skip, jump, catch, throw, and kick Elementary P.E. Activities: Cooperative learning, educational games, gymnastics, and dance.

16 Elementary Physical Education
Children gain knowledge through physical activity Development of self-esteem Increases social ability Builds positive relationships with peers

17 Middle School Physical Education
Opportunities to build socialization, goal setting, and leadership skills Increases self-esteem and psychological wellness Enhance fundamental movements

18 High School Physical Education
Better understanding of health related fitness and physical fitness Refine and maintain physical skills Analyze the pros and cons of being physically active for life

19 High School Physical Education
Understanding of the physiological, social- psychological, and mechanical components of physical activity Achieve self-realization Establish healthy and physically active attitudes.

20 P.E. Improves the Quality of Life
Decreases chances of physical disabilities Enhances quality of life Increases psychological health Increases self-esteem Promotes being healthy and physically activate for a lifetime.

21 Works Cited "The Importance of Physical Education." VEA. Web. 05 Mar <  Manohar, Uttara. "Importance of Physical Education." Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web. Web. 05 Mar <

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