Teaching children from an early age the importance of keeping physically fit helps develop a health conscious frame of mind. Taking part in exercise and other physical activities gives children a good basis for an active lifestyle.
- Physical Education in schools
Most schools have the facilities for children to take part in physical exercise throughout the year. This could be in the form of football fields for the summer and indoor basketball courts for the winter.
- Physical Education out of school
While children should not be forced to take part in any physical education that they are really not enjoying, encouraging them to continue can help build up their social and competition skills.
Physical education has been introduced in schools to help teach children the importance of healthy living. Regular exercise, alongside a healthy and balanced diet, will introduce them to a way of improving and prolonging their life.