Physical Health and Life Skills Education

  • Course Type: Open course

  • Course Category: Aided

PE5OPT01 Physical Health and Life Skills Education

Module 1

Introduction to Physical Education & Physical Fitness - Concept of Physical Education, Meaning, Definition, Aims and Objective of Physical Education, Need and Importance of Physical Education, Physical Fitness Components, Types of Fitness-Health related, Skill/Performance related, Activities for the development of physical fitness (Aerobic and Anaerobic). (20 Hours)

Module 2

Health & Nutrition- Definition and meaning of Health, Dimensions of Health, Factors affecting Health, Major systems in human body ( Circulatory, Respiratory, Muscular and Skeleton Systems), Effects of Exercise on Body Systems ( Circulatory, Respiratory, Muscular and Skeleton Systems), Classification of nutrients carbohydrate, protein, fat, minerals and vitamins, Balanced diet, Malnutrition, Dietary guidelines for healthy eating, Hypo -kinetic Diseases and their common causes, prevention and management ( Obesity, Diabetics & Hypertension, Osteoporosis), BMI. (20 Hours)


Human Body Type , First Aid & Yoga - Human body type (Ectomorph, Endomorph, Mesomorph), important of correct posture, Postural deformities(Kyphosis, Lordosis, Scoliosis, Knock knee,Bow legs, Flat foot, Text neck), Causes and corrective exercises. First Aid - Meaning definition and importance , Principles of First Aid ,Common injuries, emergencies and their management(Sprain, Strain, Fracture, Dislocation, Wound, Cuts, Drowning, CPR) Meaning, definition of Yoga. Need and importance of Yoga in the modern society, Benefits and effects of Asanas, Surya Namaskar. (16 hours)


Introduction to Sports & Games, Events and Awards - International- Olympic Games (winter, summer, Paralympics), Asian Games, Common Wealth Games, National- National Games, Santhosh Trophy, Ranji Trophy. Sports Awards- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Rethna Award, Dronacharya Award ,Arjuna Award and G.V Raja Award. Tournaments - Type of Tournament (Knock Out &League) (16 hours)



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