CBSE Text Books : Physical Education Class -11

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Textual Material in Physical Education Class XI


Unit I : Changing Trends and Career in Physical Education

  • Meaning and definition of Physical Education
  • Aims & Objectives of Physical Education
  • Career Options in Physical Education
  • Competitions in various sports at national and international level
  • Khelo-India Program

Unit II : Olympic Value Education

  • Olympics, Paralympics and Special Olympics
  • Olympic Symbols, Ideals, Objectives and Values of Olympism
  • International Olympic Committee
  • Indian Olympic Association

Unit III : Physical Fitness, Wellness and Lifestyle

  • Meaning and Importance of Physical Fitness, Wellness and Lifestyle
  • Components of physical fitness and Wellness
  • Components of Health related fitness

Unit IV :Physical Education and Sports for CWSN (Children with Special Needs- Divyang)

  • Aims and objectives of Adaptive Physical Education
  • Organization promoting Adaptive Sports (Special Olympics Bharat; Paralympics;Deaflympics)
  • Concept of Inclusion, its need and Implementation
  • Role of various professionals for children with special needs (Counselor,
  • Occupational Therapist,Physiotherapist, Physical Education Teacher, Speech
  • Therapist and Special Educator)

Unit V : Yoga

  • Meaning and Importance of Yoga
  • Elements of Yoga
  • Introduction - Asanas, Pranayam, Meditation and Yogic Kriyas
  • Yoga for concentration and related Asanas (Sukhasana; Tadasana; Padmasana and
  • Shashankasana, Naukasana, Vrikshasana (Tree pose), Garudasana (Eagle pose)
  • Relaxation Techniques for improving concentration - Yog-nidra

Unit VI : Physical Activity and Leadership Training

  • Leadership Qualities and Role of a Leader
  • Creating leaders through Physical Education
  • Meaning, objectives and types of Adventure Sports (Rock Climbing, Tracking, River
  • Rafting, Mountaineering, Surfing and Para Gliding)
  • Safety measures to prevent sports injuries

Unit VII : Test, Measurement and Evaluation

  • Define Test, Measurement and Evaluation
  • Importance of Test, Measurement and Evaluation in Sports
  • Calculation of BMI and Waist - Hip Ratio
  • Somato Types (Endomorphy, Mesomorphy & Ectomorphy)
  • Measurement of health related fitness

Unit VIII : Fundamentals of Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology in Sports

  • Definition and Importance of Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology
  • Function of Skeleton System, Classification of Bones and Types of Joints
  • Properties and Functions of Muscles
  • Function and Structure of Respiratory System and Circulatory System
  • Equilibrium - Dynamic and Static And Centre of Gravity and its application in sports

Unit IX : Psychology and Sports

  • Definition and Importance of Psychology in Phy. Edu. and Sports
  • Define and Differentiate Between Growth and Development
  • Developmental Characteristics at Different Stages of Development
  • Adolescent Problems and their Management

Unit X : Training and Doping in Sports

  • Meaning and Concept of Sports Training
  • Principles of Sports Training
  • Warming up and limbering down
  • Skill, Technique and Style
  • Concept & classification of doping
  • Prohibited Substances and their side effects
  • Dealing with alcohol and substance abuse


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