Definitions for physical education

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

phys′ical educa′tion(n.)

  1. instruction in sports, exercise, and hygiene, esp. as part of a school or college program.

    Category: Education

Origin of physical education:

1830–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. physical education(noun)

    training in the development of and care for the human body; stresses athletics; includes hygiene

Wiktionary

  1. physical education(Noun)

    An element of an educational curriculum concerned with bodily development, strength, physical co-ordination, and agility.

Freebase

  1. Physical education

    Physical education or gymnastics is an educational course taken during primary and secondary education that encourages psychomotor learning in a play or movement exploration setting to promote health.

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