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Make a tabular presentation (chart) of the contribution of theprimitive people to the roman society to the development ofPhysical Education.Primitive ManThe physical activities of primitiveman were not organized. Hismotives for physicalactivity was mainly to search forfood and to protect himself from hisenemies. However, his gregariousnature and his innate drives formating and propagation gave himthe desire to dance and play. Allthese physical activities of primitiveman were very much unorganizedAncient Oriental CountriesChina - Ancient China’s policy ofisolation was favored by two factors:a. Topography of the land whichprovided natural and necessaryprotection againstinvaders.b. The Great WallLaws were also passed to keepinvaders out of the country. Thispolicy of isolation lackedthe motivating factor to bephysically strong because they wereno fear of aggression, thatlead to them to illness.Because their sedentary lifestylebenefited greatly from this sort ofexercise, the ancient Chinese feltthat fitness was linked to spirituality.They practiced kung fu.India - India has demonstrated ahigher fitness and also considersphysical fitness to be a religiousbelief. Indians engage in a variety ofphysical activities in support of theirleisure time, resulting in a life filledwith physical activity.A great contribution of India tophysical education is “Yoga” which iscomposed ofexercises in posture and regulated
breathing. Although this is areligious activity in India, it is beingaccepted today as important activityto discipline the mind and bodybecause it involves 84 differentpositionsAncient near East countriesEgyptians - Egyptians believed inliving life to the fullest. This meansleading a physically active lifestyle.The Egyptian young boys weretaught how to use a bow and arrow,a lance, and a shield, among otherweapons of war. They participated ina variety of sports and gymnasticroutines. Egyptian womenperformed dances for royalentertainment. Carvings found in

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