There was one definition,Physical education is whatever Physical educators do, and
until now there is no perfect definition for Physical education.
We often confused with these terms
Physical training, culture, games play, recreation, health education
But Physical education is much more that
Edward hitch chock
Physical education as understood, is such a cultivation of power and capabilities of student.
Physical education should aim to improve the mass of students and to give them as much health struggle and stamina as possible to enable them to perform the duties that awards them after they leave the college
The accumulation of wholesome experience through participation in large muscles activities that promote optimum growth and development.
Voltmter and Esslinger
Physical education is that part of education which proceeds by means of or predominantly through physical activity.
But later it was modified.
Physical education is the process by which change in the individual are brought about through his movement experience.
Physical education as an integral part of total education process in a field of endeavor which has its aim.
The development of physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially fit citizen through the medium of physical activities which has been selected with a view to realizing these out comes
Physi Physical education is the sum of those experience which come to the individual through movements.
R. Cassidy also said on the same strain that Physical education is the sum of changes in the individual caused by experiences centered in motor activity.
Physical education is that phase of the whole field of education that deals with big muscles activity and their related responses.
Says Physical education is the way of education through physical activities which are selected and carried on well regards to value in human growth, development and behavior.
Physical education is the sum of man’s physical activities selected as to the kind and conducted as to outcomes
Sums up that Physical education is education through physical activities for the development of total personality of the child and its fulfillment and perfection
in body mind and spirit
Physical is a misnomer because it suggest that there is some sort of conflict between physical and mental activity