In this lesson you will learn about physical education and how it contributes to total growth and development in youth. Requiring individuals to participate in physical education activities, such as dodge ball , flag football , and other competitive sports remains a controversial subject because of the social impact these have cases physical education programs have been cut.
Plato believed that women are equal to men and that, although some women are physically smaller or weak, some women are physically equal to men therefore those women who are physically strong should be allowed to learn the same skills that men do. In his book Republic Plato describes how male and female receive the same education and be given the same duties in society as given to the male member.
It may seem racist to read Macaulay with the current perspective, but you may try to understand him in his own contemporary context: If you do, this may sound very much like the education debates raging in many countries even today (for example, Britain) about what education is for and what kind of education should be delivered in schools.
As a counselor and Life Coach I see that irrespective of the medium of instructions or the range of sophistication of the education pattern, grown ups are struggling with many issues of self image, self esteem, emotional stability and lack of purpose.
Specific minors offered in the Department of Health and Human Performance are Athletic Coaching and Officiating, Driver and Traffic Safety Education, Communication Disorders, Health, Health and Physical Education, Health and Human Performance, Recreation, and Somatic Movement Education.