Health and Physical Fitness

Health and Physical Fitness

Objective

The main objective of the health and physical fitness program is to promote the importance of staying healthy by maintaining a healthy life style and encourage the student community to be more active and eat healthy.

Course Outcome

  • The students will be able to identify and assess their own health and fitness.
  • They will also acquire knowledge and demonstrate skill to safely engage others into physical activities and exercise.

Module I: (3 Hours)

  • Introduction
  • Meaning and definition of health

Module II: (4 Hours)

  • Dimensions of health

Module III: (3 Hours)

  • Introduction and definition of physical fitness

Module IV: (4 Hours)

  • Endurance
  • Strength
  • Speed
  • Flexibility

Module V: (6 Hours)

  • Components and benefits of physical fitness
  • Factors influencing physical fitness

Practical: (10 Hours)

  • Various stretching
  • Rotational and flexibility exercises
  • Aerobic and anaerobic exercises

References

  • Dick, Frank W. (1980) sports training principles. London : Lepus Books.
  • Bucher, Charles A. (1979) foundation of physical education CV Mosby Co St Louis