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Physical Education - Route to All Round Development | Original Article

Shekar B. L.*, Suthakar ., in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Education should pave way for the all-round development of an individual. But unfortunately at present in our country priority is given only for Academic development. Academic development though important, is only one aspect of development. There are many other aspects of development such as physical, Mental, Social, Emotional, Spiritual etc., only when all these aspects are developed it will lead to all round development of the child. Physical Education and Sports will help in this direction. That was the reason even in our ancient gurukul system of education importance was given to physical activities also. There are many research evidences which show that physical education helps in all-round development of an individual. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the importance of physical education and sports to words all-round development.