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Introduction: Physical education is a course that deals with selecting the physical activity, exercise, sports, and movement skills to use the medium of learning to develop students in all aspects simultaneously, physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. However, in public schools, sports activities are often used to teach physical education—for example, football, badminton, table tennis, Basketball, Thai boxing. Which activity is appropriate and fun, challenging according to the age of the learners, and able to apply the skills and knowledge that they have practiced playing with friends, family, and other people in daily life. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to present a discussion of the benefits of basketball and the concept of physical education teaching that uses basketball as a learning medium to promote fitness and sports for health.
Discussion: Basketball is one of the international team sports that can develop students in all aspects. Intellectually in analytical thinking and decision making Physically, physical fitness and motor skills Emotional aspects arise when learners enjoy playing—moreover, the social aspect of communicating and coordinating with friends in their team. Therefore, basketball is an exciting option for teaching physical education. Teachers need to plan, analyze, and prepare for appropriate and in line with the needs of each age group to lead to good quality learning management.
Conclusion: Physical education learning management can create a positive attitude, a good learning management process suitable for each age range, and contribute to happy learning, leading to learners having a positive attitude. Emphasize the importance of playing sports and exercising for health, which is a good value and an important goal of physical education.
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