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School House 7 – Special’s Week – Day 5

Posted at 5:21 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 17:21:08-04

On School House 7 it is “Special’s Week.” Today Jay Hall focuses on physical education. Some of the reason physical education is important include the following.

1. Physical fitness – You gain strength, endurance and flexibility through exercise.

2. Physical skills - like throwing and catching, running, climbing and jumping

3. Bone strength through exercise and diet

4. Stress reducer – Physical education is great for stress reduction.

5. Anxiety/depression reduction – Better sleep, music and dance, yoga and medication

6. Relationships – You have mutual respect for other teams, teammates, and it promotes sportsmanship and positivity.

7. Memory & Concentration – Physical activity help with memory both short and long-term, encoding and storage

8. Self-confidence – Physical education builds self-confidence.

9. Life skills/survival – You learn navigation, first aid and mental attitude

10. Healthy lifestyle – Physical Education promotes a healthy lifestyle through, fitness, nutrition and relaxation.