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Regular participation in quality physical education programs will:


  • prepare students with skills for future leisure pursuits through exposure to various individual, team and alternative activities
  • formulate activity patterns that can extend into adulthood
  • reduce risk for specific health problems,  including coronary heart disease, hypertension, colon cancer and depression

o        increase cardiovascular efficiency and physical strength

o        improve overall mental health

o        reduce stress and improve quality of life

o        produce a positive effect on structural growth

o        contribute to academic progress by boosting self~esteem

o        develop understanding of health~related fitness concepts

o        develop safety skills and awareness

o        provide an outlet for creativity and self~expression

o        Develop sportsmanship