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physical education

systematic instruction in sports, exercises, and hygiene given as part of a school or college program.
Origin of physical education
1830-40 Unabridged
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  • physical education teaches students the importance and value of physically active lifestyles.
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British Dictionary definitions for physical education

physical education

training and practice in sports, gymnastics, etc, as in schools and colleges PE
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physical education in Medicine

physical education n.
Abbr. phys. ed., phys ed
Education in the care and development of the human body, stressing athletics and including hygiene.

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