The Pros And Cons Of Physical Education

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The Physical Education classes in Rio Linda High School have fallen victim to the distorted version of Physical Education. Staff members who teach the course(s) in Rio Linda High School do not focus on students as individuals anymore, but as groups of students. It is not their fault though, it was the way the were taught to teach. Standardized tests dictate whether or not a student will move up in the course, but in the time span before the tests, students just play games or sports and run. Group sports such as soccer, racquetball, basketball, and football have taken the places of truly beneficial individual sports that actually prepare students for their standardized tests. The teachers see individual students as groups of students who are up to standards set by other students from a time more than passed. If administrators were to abandon the current form of P.E., so many more students would be successful in their courses and GPAs would improve rapidly. P.E. would be much better if students were treated as individuals as opposed to groups.
Physical Education in schools, elementary, junior high or high school, is meant to teach adolescents how to stay healthy and how to maintain their bodies through physical exercise. It is a great idea in schools, according to a writer from PhitAmerica, “Look at the brain functioning after just twenty minutes of walking. Getting kids to move helps strengthen and stimulate their brains. This is why so many recent research studies are
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