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A Textbook of Physical Education, Class 12

A Textbook of Physical Education, Class 12

A Textbook of Physical Education, Class 12

Based on the Latest CBSE Syllabus

  • By: Apu Dey


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ISBN: 9789390054862

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 184

Size: 8.5 x 11 Inch

Publisher: Viva Education

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: Worldwide


VIVA Physical Education is a textbook for class 12, conceptualised and developed in accordance with the latest CBSE syllabus of physical education.The book covers in detail all topics of this subject outlined in the syllabus, highlighting all important concepts, skills and latest basic rules along with the major trends in different sports. The comprehensive content of the book ensures a very standard compendium of relevant and updated information and facts, which students may rely on to develop a sound understanding of the subject.


  • A contemporary text on physical education entirely based on the latest CBSE syllabus and new examination pattern
  • Comprehensive coverage of all topics in the latest syllabus
  • Concise, up-to-date and thoroughly relevant information on all topics
  • Chapter Outline in each chapter to indicate the topics discussed in it
  • Chapter Summary gives the gist of each chapter in the book
  • Important Terms and Concepts briefly explains the important terms used in each chapter
  • Different sets of questions including MCQs, short answer type-l and short answer type-ll questions in each chapter based on its content
  • All references, facts and information gathered from authentic and reliable sources
  • High-resolution photographs to support the text


Target Audience:

Students of Class 12 following CBSE curriculum. 


Chapter 1. Planning in Sports • Meaning and Objectives of Planning • Various Committees and Their Responsibilities (Pre; Post, During) • Tournaments and Their Types: Knock-Out, League or Round Robin and Combination • Procedure to Draw Fixture: Knockout (Bye and Seeding) and League (Staircase and Cyclic) • Intramurals and Extramurals: Meaning, Objectives and Significance • Specific Sports Programmes: Sports Day, Health Run, Run for Fun, Run for a Specific Cause and Run for Unity • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 2. Sports and Nutrition • Balanced Diet and Nutrition- Macro and Micro Nutrients • Nutritive and Non-Nutritive Components of Diet • Eating for Weight Control - A Healthy Weight, The Pitfalls of Dieting, Food Intolerance and Food Myths • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 3. Yoga and Lifestyle • Asanas as Preventive Measures • Obesity: Vajrasana, Hastasana, Trikonasana, Ardh Atsyendrasana • Diabetes: Bhujangasana, Paschimottasana, Pawan Muktasana, Ardh Matsyendrasana • Asthma: Sukhasana, Chakrasana, Gomukhasana, Paravatasana, Bhujangasana, Paschimottanasana, Matsyasana • Hypertension: Tadasana, Vajraasana, Pawan Muktasana, Ardh Chakrasana, Bhujangasana, Sharasana • Back Pain: Tadasana, Ardh Matsyendrasana, Vakrasana, Shalbhasana, Bhujangasana • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 4. Physical Education and Sports for CWSN (Children with Special Needs • Divyang) • Concept of Disability and Disorder • Types of Disability, Its Causes and Nature (Cognitive disability, intellectual disability, physical disability) • Types of Disorder, Its Causes and Nature (ADHD, SPD, ASD, ODD, OCD) • Disability Etiquettes • Advantages of Physical Activities for Children with Special Needs • Strategies to Make Physical Activities Accessible for Children With Special Needs • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 5. Children and Women in Sports • Motor Development and Factors Affecting it • Exercise Guidelines at Different Stages of Growth and Development • Common Postural Deformities: Knock-Knee; Flat foot; Round shoulders; Lordosis; Kyphosis; Bow Legs; scoliosis and their corrective measures • Sports Participation of Women in India • Special Consideration (Menarch and Menstrual Dysfunction) • Female Athlete Triad (Osteoporosis, amenoria, eating disorders) • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 6. Test and Measurement in Sports • Motor Fitness Test • General Motor Fitness • Barrow Three-Item General Motor Ability (Standing Broad Jump, Zig-zag run, Medicine ball throw) • Measurement Cardiovascular Fitness: Harvard Step Test/Rockport Test • Computation of Fitness Index • Rikli and Jones: Senior Citizen Fitness Test • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 7. Physiology and Injuries in Sports • Physiological factors determining components of Physical Fitness • Effects of Exercises on Cardio-respiratory System • Effects of Exercise on Muscular System • Physiological Changes due to Ageing • Sports Injuries: Classification, Causes and Prevention • Treatment of Injuries (Soft Tissue Injuries, Bone and Joint Injuries) • First Aid • Aims and Objectives • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 8. Biomechanics and Sports • Meaning and Importance of Biomechanics in Sports • Types of Movements (Flexion, Extension Abduction and Adduction) • Newton's Law of Motion and its Application in Sports • Friction and Sports • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 9. Psychology and Sports • Personality; Its Definition and Types • Trait and Types (Sheldon and Jung Classification) and (Big Five Theory) • Personality- Types • Personality- Traits • Motivation, Its Types and Techniques • Exercise Adherence; Reasons to Exercise, Benefits of Exercise • Strategies for Enhancing Adherence to Exercise • Meaning, Concept and Types of Aggressions in Sports • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

Chapter 10. Training in Sports • Strength - Definition, Types and Methods of Improving Strength - Isometric, Isotonic and Isokinetic • Endurance - Definition, Types and Methods to Develop Endurance- Continuous Training, Interval Training and Fartlek Training • Speed • Definition Types and Methods to Develop Speed • Acceleration Run and Pace Run • Flexibility - Definition, Types and Methods to Improve Flexibility • Coordinative Abilities - Definition and Types • Circuit Training: Introduction and Its Importance • Questions from Board Papers • Exercises

About the Author:

Apu Dey is an MPE, M.Phil., MA, B.Ed. and M.Tech. (Educational Technology), with a vast experience in designing and developing Physical Education curriculum. A gold medalist and an alumnus of the famous Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior. He has been Head Examiner, CBSE in which capacity, he has conducted various workshops for Physical Education teachers across the country.

He has also worked as Director of Sports and Head of Department of Physical Education, Mayo College, Ajmer. He is currently working as the Vice Principal of The Ummed International School, Abu Road, Rajasthan.

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