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What is the purpose of Physical Education for its functions? A reflection from the degree course of Pedagogy and Psychology
1  Department of Physical Education and Sports. Central University “Marta Abreu” de las Villas, Cuba.


Physical education as a subject does not have an integration with the rest of the disciplines for university students. The development of management skills in students of Pedagogy and Psychology is among its most important objectives regarding physical education. The development of actions aimed at students. All this, taking into account their needs, also provides a series of actions aimed at preparing students and is supported by a system of principles, categories and concepts related to education sciences. Actions related to the development of management skills in physical education have not been proposed through the needs and demands of the professional model in previous studies.

Keywords: physical education; management skills; professional training; pedagogy; psychology