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It is an ability to meet the ordinary, as well as unusual demands of daily life safely and effectively without being overly fatigued. Simply it is the body‘s ability to function effectively and efficiently, and contributes the total quality of life. The totally fit person has a healthy and happy outlook towards life. Fitness is the young man‘s absolute necessity. It breeds self- reliance and keeps man mentally alert. Physical fitness is essential for human beings to adjust well with his environment as his mind and body are in complete harmony. It is generally agreed that physical fitness is an important part of the normal growth and development of a child, a generic definition regarding the precise nature of physical fitness has not been universally accepted. Through research and scholarly inquiry, it is clear that the multidimensional characteristics of physical fitness can be divided into two areas: health related physical fitness and skill related physical fitness (see Unit Four). Clarke and Clarke (1989) found that physical fitness is not a static factor and it varies from individual to individual and in the same person from time to time depending on factors. Physical fitness is probably the most popular and frequently used term in physical education. The most important objective of physical educators is to develop physical fitness. According to Nixon and cozens (1964), it was the desire to establish a scientific approach to the development of physical fitness which formed the basis of the first meeting of physical educators in 1885 when the profession of physical education originated. The United States president‘s Council on physical fitness and sports defined the terms ―physical fitness as the ability to carry out daily task with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue, with ample energy to enjoy leisure time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies‖ (Clarke, 1971).
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