The purpose of this paper is to stimulate debate in relation to physical education provision in the school environment. The paper outlines the potential benefits of dance as a viable alternative/addition to the provision of traditional physical activities used currently in the school setting. Further to this, the paper also comments on the changing role of the physical education teacher in the delivery and structure of physical education classes. Finally, the paper discusses the usefulness of dance in relation to physiological and psychological benefits.
- Physical Activity