Physical and Health education process envisages four phases-organic education, psychomotor education, character education and intellectual education-leading to the development of vital, vigour, power, skill, moral, social and spiritual ideas and mental power. It will prepare the child .not only to become a useful and efficient member of the society but will also bring to the fore his hidden talents. Thus, both child and society or nation will be benefitted. The present Book makes thorough investigation into History of physical and health education during medieval period all over the world and describes in detail as to how from a primitive, immature concept it has grown to a well-developed, scientific and well-accepted concept for all-round development of child throughout the world. In this process of development how the concept initiated, what stages it traversed in different countries of the world and what is the latest position is discussed in the book in lucid and easy-to-understand language.
It is earnestly hoped that the book will suit to the needs of students, teachers, historians, consultants and general reader.
Dr. Satish Sonkar holds masters degree in Sociology and Physical Education from Jiyaji University, Gwalior. He started his career as a teacher in physical education in schools of Delhi Administration. He improved his career and rose to the status of Deputy Director of Physical Education.
He has participated in many national and international events as an organiser. He is considered to be an authority in national games. He organises special groups for the Republic Day parade on 26th January every year. He has many books to his credit.