In the field of physical health, students learn about the human body, exercise and nutrition. Graduates may become physical education teachers, personal trainers, health educators or fitness professionals. Keep reading to explore academic and career options in this field.Physical health and education give students a scientific base of knowledge that combines biological, physical, environmental and social sciences. This builds a foundation upon which students can learn the specialized skills required for their desired occupations.Although most people think of school teachers when they consider careers in physical education and health, there are also job options in fitness and athletics.