Physical education is the process that uses physical activity as a means to help people acquire skills, health, fitness, knowledge and attitudes that contribute to their optimal development and well-being. It plays an important role in the development of an individual just as a school room education does. Hence, it is important that physical education be incorporated along with a student's curriculum.
Physical education is considered a supplement to the learner's growing value system. One of its aims is to expand options for wise use of leisure time. The physical education schedule must be developed in accordance with a variety of factors. The physical educator must be responsible enough to help the learner develop the ability to choose wisely when it comes to making decisions about physical activity be it in the present or in the future. This book assess the new trends and issues the field of physical education. The contents of the book will help physical education teachers and coaches to tackle specific problems of the sportspersons. The language used is simple and is within the comprehension level of teachers and students pursuing career in physical and sports.