What is a meaning of the Physical Jerks in 1984 by George Orwell?

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The Physical Jerks are a daily form of rudimentary exercise forced upon members of the Outer Party. It is equivalent to the calisthenics that physical education classes generally have students do. Every morning, the telescreen comes on and a person leads citizens through a series of stretches and light exercises. Because the telescreens are capable of broadcasting and watching, the effort of each...

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