Components of Physical Education

Physical education (often abbreviated Phys. Ed., P.E., or PE) or gymnastics (gym or gym class) is an educational course taken during primary and secondary education that encourages psychomotor learning in a play or movement exploration setting to promote health.

Components of Physical Education

A. Health Related

1. Cardiovascular fitness – allows body to exercise for long periods of time
2. Muscular strength – how much force your muscles can produce
3. Muscular Endurance – using your muscles many times without tiring
4. Flexibility – using your joints through a wide range of motion

B. Skill Related

1. Agility – the ability to change the position of your body quickly and to control body movements
2. Balance – keeping an upright posture while standing still or moving
3. Coordination – using your senses together with your body parts
4. Power – the ability to use strength quickly
5. Speed – covering a distance in a short period of time
6. Reaction – the amount of time it takes you to move

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