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Physical education is a course taught in school that focuses on developing physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease.Kids, as well as adults, benefit from regular exercise. Health benefits from regular exercise include: stronger muscles and bones, increased coordination and energy, and decreased risk of developing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. For most kids, exercise means being physically active during play, recess, and physical education class, also known as P.E. Physical education contributes to each child’s total growth and development. Kids also develop skills necessary to participate in a wide range of activities, such as soccer, basketball, or swimming. Regular physical education classes prepare kids to be physically and mentally active, fit, and healthy into adulthood. An effective physical education program should include engaging lessons, trained P.E. teachers, adequate instructional periods, and student evaluation.

NCERT Solutions Class 11 Physical Education

NCERT Solutions Class 11 Physical Education in PDF format English medium and Hindi medium files to download. PDF format files of Physical Education class 11 are available in the form of Study material for the revision of chapter, Very short answer type questions (1 mark questions in about 30 words), Short answer questions (3 marks questions in about 60 words) and Long answer type questions (5 marks questions in about 150 words). These are as per latest CBSE syllabus for the academic year 2016 – 2017.

NCERT Solutions Class 11 Physical Education

Questions are divided into three categories – Very short, Short and long answers questions.


Chapter 1: Changing Trends and Career in Physical Education

Points to be covered

  • What is meant by physical education, its aims and objectives?
  • Development of physical education – post Independence.
  • The concept of integrated physical education.
  • Concept and principles of adaptive physical education.
  • Special Olympic Bharat.
  • Career options in physical education.

Chapter 2: Physical Fitness, Wellness and Lifestyle

Points to be covered

  • Meaning and Importance of Physical fitness, wellness and lifestyle.
  • Components of physical fitness.
  • Components of wellness.
  • Preventing Health threats to lifestyle change.
  • Components of positive lifestyle

Chapter 3: Olympic Movement

Points to be covered

  • Ancient and modem Olympics.
  • Olympic symbols, ideals, objectives and values.
  • International Olympic committee.
  • Indian Olympic Association.
  • Dronacharya Award, Arjuna award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • Organisational Set-up of CBSE sports and Chacha Nehru Sports Award.

Chapter 4: Yoga

Points to be covered

  • Meaning and importance of yoga.
  • Yoga as an Indian Heritage.
  • Elements of Yoga.
  • Introduction to Asanas, Pranayam, Meditation and Yogic Kriyas.
  • Physiological Benefits of Asana and Pranayam.
  • Prevention and Management of common lifestyle Diseases,
  • Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension and Back pain.

Chapter 5: Doping

Points to be covered

Concept and classification of Doping.
Prohibited Substances and Methods.
Athletes Responsibilities.
The side effect of prohibited substances.
Ergogenic aids and doping in sports.
Doping control procedure.

Chapter 6: Physical Activity Environment

Points to be covered

  • Introduction to physical activity.
  • Concept and need of sports environment.
  • Essential elements of positive sports environment.
  • Principles of physical activity environment.
  • Components of health-related fitness.
  • Behaviour change technique for physical activity.
  • Exercise guidelines at different stages of growth.

Chapter 7: Test and Measurement in Sports

Points to be covered

  • Define Test and measurement.
  • Importance of Test and Measurement in sports.
  • Calculation of BMI and Waist-Hip Ratio.
  • Somatotype (Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph).
  • Procedures of Anthropometric Measurement Height, Weight, Arm, Leg Length and Skin.

Chapter 8: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

Points to be covered

  • Define Anatomy, physiology and its importance.
  • The function of Skeleton System, Classification of Bones and types of joints.
  • Properties of Muscles.
  • Functions and structure of a Respiratory system.
  • Structure of Heart.
  • Oxygen debt, second wind

Chapter 9: Biomechanics and Sports

Points to be covered

  • Meaning and Importance of Bio-mechanics in physical education and sports.
  • Newton’s law of motion and its application in sports.
  • Levers and its types and application in sports.
  • Equilibrium: Dynamic and static and Centre of Gravity and its application in sports.

Chapter 10: Psychology and Sports

Points to be covered

  • Definition and importance of psychology is physical education and sports.
  • Define and differentiate between Growth and Development.
  • Developmental characteristics at a different stage of development.
  • Adolescent problems and their management.
  • Learning, laws of learning.
  • Plateau and causes of a plateau.
  • Emotion: Concept and Controlling of emotion.

Chapter 11: Training in Sports

Points to be covered

  • Meaning and concept of sports training.
  • Principles of sports training.
  • Warming up and limbering down.
  • Load, Adaptation and recovery.
  • Skill, Technique and style
  • Symptoms of overload and how to overcome it.

Practical (Maximum marks: 30)

 Category Marks
Physical Fitness (AAHPER) 10
Skill of an Individual Game of choice from the given list** 10
Viva 5
Record File*** 5

**Archery, Badminton, Bocce, Gymnastics, Judo, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo & Tennis
***Record File shall include:

Practical-1: Labelled diagram of 400 M Track & Field with computations.
Practical-2: Computation of BMI from family or neighbourhood & graphical representation of the data.
Practical-3: Labelled diagram of field & equipment of any one game of your choice out of the above list.
Practical-4: Explanation & list of current National Awardees (Dronacharya Award, Arjuna Award & Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award)
Practical-5: Pictorial presentation of any five Asanas for improving concentration.

Note:  1. It is suggested that Unit No. III & VII may be taught by following the Principle of Learning by Doing.
2. Content is designed to complete the syllabus between 120-140 period.

That’s all about Physical Education for CBSE Class 11.

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