The following are objectives of physical education: .
1. Physical development
(a) Proper growth and development
(b) Proper functioning of various systems of the body
(c) Development of skills through better neuromuscular coordination
(d) Development of strength and endurance.
2. Psychological development
(a) Development of healthy interests and attitudes
(b) Satisfaction and channelising of emotions
(c) Removing worry, tension, etc. through participation in sports.
3. Social development
(a) Developing qualities of sympathy and cooperation with others '(b) Becoming a worthy member of home and society.
4. Moral development
(a) Development of self-control
(b) Development of sportsmanship
(c) Developing leadership qualities
(d) Development of personality.
5. Improvement in knowledge
(a) Acquiring the knowledge of the rules of games, sports and exercise
(b) Understanding health problems and