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.


  • Improved Physical Fitness
  • Skill Development
  • Regular, Healthful Physical Activity
  • Self Discipline
  • Improved Judgment
  • Stress Reduction
  • Improved Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem
  • Experience Setting Goals