PHYSICAL EDUCATION AT SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL IN GUJRANWALA, PAKISTAN

Muhammad Sarwar, Shafqat Hussain, Tariq Mehmood, Riffat-un-Nisa Awan

Abstract


 It is common phrase a sound mind is in a sound body. In addition, involvement in physical activity can positively affect grade scores of students in elementary schools. Physical education can aware the individuals to keep themselves healthy and active. Through physical activities a student can cure himself from different types of diseases. The present study discusses the results of a survey conducted in an eastern city (Gujranwala) of Pakistan near the border of India. The Gujranwala is an industrial city consisting of mainly factory workers.  The data revealed that the physical education teachers of schools in Gujranwala (Pakistan) have positive attitude towards physical education with no significant gender differences. The main problems in the development of physical education are lack of funds, space, facilities and no interest of staff, students and parents. 


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