CBSE NET 2018 Syllabus for Physical Education

Subject : Physical Education ( Code No : 47  )

Note :

There will be two question papers. UGC NET Physical Education Paper II will cover 50 Multiple Choice Questions ( Multiple choice, Matching type, True / False, Assertion – Reasoning type ) carrying 100 marks and UGC NET Paper III will have two Parts – A and B.

Part – A will have 10 short essay type questions ( 300 words ) carrying 16 marks each. There will be one question from each unit with internal choice from the same unit.

Total marks will be 160. Part – B will be compulsory and questions will be set from Unit – I to Unit – X. The candidate will attempt one question from Part – B ( 800 words ) carrying 40 marks. Total marks of Paper III will be 200.

UGC NET Physical Education Paper II and Paper III ( Part A & B )

Unit – I

  • Introduction to and definition, aim and objectives of Physical Education and other terms – health education and recreation.
  • Philosophies of Education as applied to Physical Education – Idealism, Naturalism, Realism, Pragmatism, Existentialism, Humanism.
  • Biological basis of physical activity – benefits of exercise, growth and exercise, exercise. and well – being sex and age characteristics of adolescent, body types.
  • Psychological basis of Physical Education – Play and Play theories, general principles of growth and development, Principles of motor – skill acquisition, transfer of training effects.
  • Sociological basis of Physical Education – socialization process, social nature of men and physical activity, sports as cultural heritage of mankind, customs, traditions and sport, competition and cooperation.
  • Physical Education in ancient Greece, Rome and Contemporary Germany, Sweden, Denmark and Russia.
  • Olympic Movement – Historical development of Ancient and Modern Olympic Games.
  • Physical Education in India.

Unit – II

  • Physiology of Muscular activity, Neurotransmission and Movement mechanism.
  • Physiology of respiration.
  • Physiology of blood circulation.
  • Factors influencing performance in sports.
  • Bioenergetics and recovery process.
  • Athletic injuries – their management and rehabilitation.
  • Therapeutic modalities.
  • Ergogenic aids and doping.

Unit – III

  • Joints and their movements – planes and axes.
  • Kinetics, Kinematics-linear and angular, levers.
  • Laws of motion, principles of equilibrium and force, spin and elasticity.
  • Posture, Postural deformities and their correction.
  • Muscular analysis of Motor movement.
  • Mechanical analysis of various sports activities.
  • Mechanical analysis of fundamental movements – ( running, jumping, throwing, pulling and pushing ).
  • Massage manipulation and therapeutic exercises.

Unit – IV

  • Learning process – theories and laws of learning.
  • Motivation, theories and dynamics of motivation in sports.
  • Psychological factors affecting sports performance – viz., stress, anxiety, tension and aggression.
  • Personality, its dimensions, theories, personality and performance.
  • Individual differences and their impact on skill learning and performance.
  • Group dynamics, team cohesion and leadership in sports.
  • Sociometrics, economics and politics in sports.
  • Media and sports.

Unit – V

  • Development of teacher education in Physical Education.
  • Professional courses in Sports and Physical Education in India.
  • Professional Ethics.
  • Qualities and Qualifications of Physical Educational Personnel.
  • Principles of curriculum planning.
  • Course content for academic and professional courses.
  • Age characteristics of pupils and selection of activities.
  • Construction of class and school Physical Education time table.

Unit – VI

  • Health – Guiding principles of health and health education.
  • Nutrition and dietary manipulations.
  • Health – related fitness, obesity and its management.
  • Environmental and occupational hazards and first aid.
  • Communicable diseases – their preventive and therapeutic aspect.
  • School health program and personal hygiene.
  • Theories and principles of recreation.
  • Recreation program for various categories of people.

Unit – VII

  • Characteristics and principles of sports training.
  • Training load and periodization.
  • Training methods and specific training programme for development of various motor qualities.
  • Technical and Tactical preparation for sports.
  • Short-term and long – term training plans.
  • Sports talent identification – process and procedures.
  • Preparing for competition – ( build up competitions, main competition, competition frequency, psychological preparation ).
  • Rules of Games and Sports and their interpretations.

Unit – VIII

  • Nature, scope and type of research.
  • Formulation and selection of research problem.
  • Sampling – process and techniques.
  • Methods of research.
  • Data collection – tools and techniques.
  • Statistical techniques of data analysis – measures of central tendency and variability, correlation, normal probability curve, t – test and f – tests, chi – square, z – test.
  • Hypothesis – formulation, types and testing.
  • Writing research report.

Unit – IX

  • Concept of UGC NET Test, measurement and evaluation.
  • Principles of measurement and evaluation
  • Construction and classification of UGC NET Tests.
  • Criteria of test evaluation.
  • Concepts and assessment of physical fitness, motor fitness, motor ability and motor educability.
  • Skill test for Badminton, Basket ball, Hockey, Lawn – tennis, Soccer, Volley ball.
  • Testing psychological variables – competitive anxiety, aggression, team cohesion, motivation, self – concept.
  • Anthropometric measurements and body composition.

Unit – X

  • Concept and principles of management.
  • Organization and functions of sports bodies.
  • Intramurals and Extramurals.
  • Management of infrastructure, equipments, finance and personnel.
  • Methods and Techniques of teaching.
  • Principles of planning Physical Education lessons.
  • Pupil – teacher interaction and relationship.
  • Concept of techniques of supervision.


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