TGT Eligibility Digest (Physical and Health Education)

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Based on the syllabus prescribed by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sngthan, New Delhi, the TGT Eligibility Digest Physical and Health Education (Authored by Dr. M.L. Kamlesh) aims at helping the desirous prospective candidates to prepare for the teacher eligibility examination to be conducted by the competent authority both in the Centre and the States to select physical education teachers for school jobs.

Spread over thirteen chapters, apart from the text in simple and lucid language, the book carries about a thousand odd objective type questions in the like of the UGC NET examination, followed by an answer key at the end of each chapter.

Importantly, an effort has been made to frame questions whose solution will require not only knowledge of facts and figures on various topics but also some mental effort within the framework of the syllabus.

Table of Contents

Part – A : Physical Education Theory

1. Concept of Physical Education

  • Meaning and definition of Physical Education – its aim and objectives
  • Modern concept and scope of Physical Education
  • Need and importance of Physical Education
  • Place of Physical Education in the total education process.

2. Physiological Aspects of Physical Education

  • Effect of exercise on : Muscular System
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System

3. Psychological Aspects of Physical Education

  • Definition of Psychology and Sports Psychology
  • Achievement and Motivation in Sports
  • Sportsmanship and Sports Ethics

4. Physical Fitness and Wellness

  • Meaning and Importance of Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • Components of Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • Factors affecting Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • Principles of Physical Fitness development
  • Means of fitness development
  • Aerobic Activities – Jogging, Cycling, Callisthenics and Rhythmic Exercises,
  • Participation in Games and Sports
  • Circuit Training

5. Training Methods

  • Meaning and Concept of Training, warming up
  • Limbering down and their importance
  • Methods of Training
  • Strength Development-Isometric, and Isokinetic Exercises,
  • Endurance Development-Continuous Method
  • Interval Training and Fartlek
  • Methods of Speed Development-Acceleration Runs and Pace Races.

Part – B : Games and Sports

  • History of the Game / sport (Anyone game / Sport of student’s choice)
  • Latest general rules of the game / sport (Anyone game / sport of student’s choice)
  • Measurement of play fields and specifications of sports equipment
  • fundamental skills of the game/sport, Related sports terminologies
  • Important tournaments and venues
  • Sports personalities
  • Sports Awards

Part – C : Health and Health Education

1. Health Education

  • Concept and objectives of Health Education
  • Importance of Health Education
  • Principles of Health Education
  • Importance of community participation for health promotion and welfare of individual, family and community

2. Communicable Diseases

  • Meaning of Communicable Diseases
  • Essential conditions for Communicable Diseases to occur and disease process
  • Common alert signals indicating on set of Communicable Diseases
  • Mode of transmission, common symptoms and prevention of spread (transmission) of AIDS, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

3. Contemporary Health Problems

  • Abuse of alcohol
  • tobacco and drugs and the effect of abuse on individual, family and community
  • effect of alcohol, tobacco and drugs on sportsperson
  • Eating habits that cause obesity and its effect on health of individual

4. Healthful living

  • Concept of environment
  • Scope of Environment – living environment, work place environment and environment for leisure activities
  • Essential elements of healthful environment – safe water, low levels of noise, clean air, sanitary surrounding, low levels of radioactive radiations and absence of hazards responsible for accidents in

(i) home and neighborhood in rural and urban areas

(ii) school and work place

(iii) during leisure time activities recreation and sports, Role of individual in improvement of environment for health promotion and prevention of accident related to transportation swimming and water sports, Disaster preparedness and health care during disasters.

5. Family Health Education

  • Meaning and functions of family and its importance as a social institution
  • Needs and problems of adolescents and their management
  • Human reproduction – menstruation, conceptional and prenatal care
  • Problems associated with pre-marital sex and teenage pregnancies
  • Preparation of marriage
  • Role of parents in child care

6. Preventionand first aid for common sports injuries

  • Soft Tissue injuries – sprain and strain
  • Bone Injuries
  • Joint Injuries

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6 reviews for TGT Eligibility Digest (Physical and Health Education)

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Payal Srivastava says 

    Really helpful, must buy

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ramesh Singh says 

    Very informative

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    V.K. Sinha says 

    worth to buy. Thanks

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Suresh Mahajan says 

    Best for Competitive Exams

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mohit Jain says 

    Thanks. Book is useful

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sourabh Jain says 

    Well written by M L Kamlesh Sir

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