Enlist the role of physical education in promoting community health.
The role of of physical education is lot in promoting community health :
(i) Programmes of physical education guide us regarding proper teaching and training methods in a progressive way.
(ii) Physical education promotes and develops wellness and physical fitness and thus health is improved.
(iii) Physical education guides us regarding proper diet, corrective exercises, good posture, personal care etc., thus improves the health status of individual and family.
(iv) Principles of physical education teaches us the preventive and curative aspects of various health problems, diseases, injuries etc., thus help in improving good health of an individual and a family.
(v) The knowledge gained from physical education helps to understand the body functioning. It also improves the efficiency of the individual, thus health objectives can be gained.
(vi) The knowledge of physical education helps to check and control the communicable diseases at early stage, thus, promotes community health.
(vii) The programmes of physical education promote and develop healthy and hygienic habits, thus, improves the health status of an individual and a family.
(viii) The programmes of physical education develop and promote the safe, clean and hygienical environment. It benefits the community health.
(ix) Physical education educates the individual and family to overcome health problems and health hazards, thus, it removes the obstacles in the path of optimum health.
(x) Physical education and its programmes provide full opportunity for proper growth and development. Thus, it promotes optimum health.