Physical Education, or PE for short, is the study of how our bodies work during exercise, and how to improve them.
Physical Education is a compulsary subject at primary and secondary school according to government laws but can also be taken as a GCSE option.
Dictionary Definition -Physical Education in the care and development of the human body, stressing athletics and including hygiene.
Body Systems[edit | edit source]
|System||Main Organ||Main Function|
|Skeletal||Skeleton||Provide a rigid framework which suports the body|
|Respiratory||Lungs||Oxygenate the blood and disposes of Carbon dioxide|
|Digestive||Stomach and intestine||Digests food|
|Excretory||Kidneys||Removes waste products|
|Endocrine||Pituitary Gland||Releases hormones|
|Skin||Skin||provides protection and temperature control|