Definition of Physical education

1. Noun. Training in the development of and care for the human body; stresses athletics; includes hygiene.

Generic synonyms: Education

Definition of Physical education

1. Noun. An element of an educational curriculum concerned with bodily development, strength, physical co-ordination, and agility. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Physical Education

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physical education (current term)
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Literary usage of Physical education

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Am Phys Educ R 23: 225-31 Ар '18 National physical education service, ... Am Phys Educ R 22:529-34 D '17 Normal school of physical education and hygiene for ..."

2. The Philosophy of Education: Being the Foundation of Education in the by Herman Harrell Horne (1907)
"... the actual agencies The Atten- of physical education in the American school system l^r of to-day. A brief glance at the history of physical in the Past, ..."

3. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"physical education FOB WOMEN GERTRUDE K. COLBY, BS, Director of physical education. ... KATHARINE HERSEY, BS, Associate in physical education. ..."

4. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education by National Society for the Study of Education (1917)
"I have found: (1) that with regard to aims, administration, subject matter, methods, and results there is probably more variability in physical education ..."

5. Sportby C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1914)
"physical education: the Swedish system; its medical and general aspects expanded ... The elements of physical education: a teachers manual Original musical ..."

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