|（1.School of Physical Education and Health，East China Normal University，Shanghai 200241，China；2.Linquan County Jingbo Middle School，Fuyang 236400，China)
Abstract: Under the background that textbook construction is valued at the national policy level for the first time, based on their analysis about the nature of textbooks, the authors defined and explained the connotation and exten-sion of the concept of physical education textbook, and starting with the theoretical basis, conception, contents and carrier forms of textbook compilation, revealed the aspects that should be focuses on and thought about for physical education textbook compilation. The authors defined physical education textbook as a carrier or medium that mainly delivers physical education information, which is screened, processed, handled and integrated according to physical education and health curriculum standards and the actual needs of school physical education teaching, so as to serve physical education teachers and students, and to realize physical education objectives. We should, from the perspec-tives of such disciplines as physical education science, pedagogy, psychology and design science etc, strengthen the study of the building of a theoretical system for physical education textbook compilation, and starting with physical education core attainments at the concept level of physical education textbook compilation, value the configuration of a system consisting of diversified contents such as physical education knowledge and skills, health knowledge and behaviors, personality and moral quality cultivation etc, and boost the construction of common three-dimensional physical education textbooks configured by different forms of carriers such as paper, electronics, multimedia and network platform etc.
Key words: school physical education；physical education textbook；concept analysis；physical education textbook compilation