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Define physical education. What are its objectives?

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Physical education is that part of education in which different activities are performed to favour the physical and mental development of the students, accelerate their interest in the recreational activities as well as evolution of community spirit, game spirit and regard for others in them.

Objectives of physical education are as follows: 

1. Physical development objectives: Physical development by making the body strong, healthy and attractive. 

2. Mental development objectives: Mental alertness, relieve from metal stress and tension. 

3. Motor development objectives: Better and coordinated relationship between nervous system and muscular system that helps in making efficient movements. 

4. Social development objectives: Develop qualities like leadership, tolerance, boldness, sportsmanship etc.

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