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CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus 2018 - 2019

May 3, 2018 19:10 IST
    CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus 2018 - 2019
    CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus 2018 - 2019

    Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus 2018 – 2019 has been recently released by CBSE. It contains important details related to theory and practicals of this subject.

    In order to score maximum marks in CBSE Class 12 Physical Education board exam 2018 – 2019, students must know the entire syllabus of the subject. Question papers of board exams are strictly based on the syllabus issued by CBSE board.

    With the help of the new CBSE Syllabus of Class 12 Physical Education, one will easily get acquainted with course structure of CBSE Class 12 Physical Education.

    Complete CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus is given below:

    Details of units and topics in theory portion (Maximum Marks 70)

    Unit-I: Planning in Sports

    • Meaning & Objectives of Planning

    • Various Committees & its Responsibilities (pre; during & post)

    • Tournament – Knock-Out, League or Round Robin & Combination

    • Procedure To Draw Fixtures – Knock-Out (Bye & Seeding) & League (Staircase & Cyclic)

    • Intramural & Extramural – Meaning, Objectives & Its Significance

    • Specific Sports Programme (Sports Day, Health Run, Run For Fun, Run For Specific Cause & Run For Unity)

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    Unit-II: Sports & Nutrition

    • Balanced Diet & Nutrition: Macro & Micro Nutrients

    • Nutritive & Non-Nutritive Components Of Diet

    • Eating For Weight Control – A Healthy Weight, The Pitfalls Of Dieting, Food Intolerance & Food Myths

    • Sports nutrition & its effect on performance (fluid & meal intake, pre, during & post competition)

    • Food supplement for children

    Unit-III: Yoga & Lifestyle

    • Asanas as preventive measures

    • Obesity: Procedure, Benefits & contraindications for Vajrasana, Hastasana, Trikonasana, Ardh


    • Diabetes: Procedure, Benefits & contraindications for Bhujangasana, Paschimottasana, Pavan

    Muktasana, Ardh Matsyendrasana

    • Asthema: Procedure, Benefits & contraindications for Sukhasana, Chakrasana, Gomukhasana,

    Parvatasana, Bhujangasana, Paschimottasana, Matsyasana

    • Hypertension: Tadasana, Vajrasana, Pavan Muktasana, Ardha Chakrasana, Bhujangasana,


    • Back Pain: Tadasana, Ardh Matsyendrasana, Vakrasana, Shalabhasana, Bhujangasana

    Unit-IV: Physical Education & Sports for CWSN (Children With Special Needs -Divyang) Related Video: Tips for CBSE Board Exams 2018 by Anand Kumar Ji

    • Concept of Disability & Disorder

    • Types of Disability, its causes & nature (cognitive disability, intellectual disability, physical disability)

    • Types of Disorder, its cause & nature (ADHD, SPD, ASD, ODD, OCD)

    • Disability Etiquettes

    • Advantage of Physical Activities for children with special needs

    • Strategies to make Physical Activities assessable for children with special need.

    Unit-V: Children & Sports

    • Motor development & factors affecting it

    • Exercise Guidelines at different stages of growth & Development

    • Advantages & disadvantages of weight training

    • Concept & advantages of Correct Posture

    • Causes of Bad Posture

    • Common Postural Deformities - Knock Knee; Flat Foot; Round Shoulders; Lordosis, Kyphosis, Bow Legs and Scolioses

    • Corrective Measures for Postural Deformities

    Unit-VI: Women & Sports

    • Sports participation of women in India

    • Special consideration (Menarch & Menstural Disfunction)

    • Female Athletes Triad (Oestoperosis, Amenoria, Eating Disorders)

    • Psychological aspects of women athlete

    • Sociological aspects of sports participation

    Unit-VII: Test & Measurement in Sports

    • Computation of Fat Percentage -

    Slaughter – Lohman Children Skinfold Formula:

    Triceps & Calf Skinfold

    (Male 6 to 17 yrs - % body fat = (0.735 × sum of skinfold) + 1.0

    (Female 6 to 17 yrs - % body fat = (0.610 × sum of skinfold) + 5.0

    • Measurement of Muscular Strength – Kraus Weber Test

    • Motor Fitness Test – AAPHER

    • General Motor Fitness – Barrow three item general motor ability (Standing Broad Jump, Zig Zag

    Run, Medicine Ball Put – For Boys: 03 Kg & For Girls: 01 Kg)

    • Measurement of Cardio Vascular Fitness – Harvard Step Test/Rockport Test -

    • Computation of Fitness Index: (Duration of the Exercise in Seconds x 100)/(5.5 × Pulse count of 1-1.5 Min after Exercise)

    • Rikli & Jones - Senior Citizen Fitness Test

    1. Chair Stand Test for lower body strength

    2. Arm Curl Test for upper body strength

    3. Chair Sit & Reach Test for lower body flexibility

    4. Back Scratch Test for upper body flexibility

    5. Eight Foot Up & Go Test for agility

    6. Six Minute Walk Test for Aerobic Endurance

    Unit-VIII: Physiology & Sports

    • Gender differences in physical & physiological parameters.

    • Physiological factor determining component of Physical Fitness

    • Effect of exercise on Cardio Vascular System

    • Effect of exercise on Respiratory System

    • Effect of exercise on Muscular System

    • Physiological changes due to ageing

    • Role of physical activity maintaining functional fitness in aged population

    Unit-IX: Sports Medicine

    • Concept, Aims & Scope of Sports Medicine

    • Sports injuries: Classification, Causes & Prevention

    • First Aid – Aims & Objectives

    • Management of Injuries:

    Soft Tissue Injuries:

    (Abrasion, Contusion, Laceration, Incision, Sprain & Strain)

    Bone & Joint Injuries:

    (Dislocation, Fractures: Stress Fracture, Green Stick, Communated, Transverse Oblique & Impacted)

    Unit-X: Kinesiology, Biomechanics & Sports

    • Introduction to Axes & Planes

    • Types of movements (Flexion, Extension, Adbuction & Adduction)

    • Major Muscles involved in running, jumping & throwing

    • Newton’s Law of Motion & its application in sports

    • Projectile & factors affecting Projectile Trajectory

    • Friction & Sports

    Unit-XI: Psychology & Sports

    • Understanding Stress & Coping Strategies (Problem Focussed & Emotional Focussed)

    • Personality; its definition & types – Trait & Types (Sheldon & Jung Classification) & Big Five


    • Motivation, its type & techniques

    • Exercise Adherence; Reasons to Exercise, Benefits of Exercise

    • Strategies for Enhancing Adherence to Exercise

    • Meaning, Concept & Types of Aggressions in Sports

    Unit-XII: Training in Sports

    • Strength – Definition, types & methods of improving Strength – Isometric, Isotonic & Isokinetic

    • Endurance - Definition, types & methods to develop Endurance – Continuous Training, Interval

    Training & Fartlek Training

    • Speed – Definition, types & methods to develop Speed – Acceleration Run & Pace Run

    • Flexibility – Definition, types & methods to improve flexibility

    • Coordinative Abilities – Definition & types

    • Circuit Training & High Altitude Training; Introduction & its impact

    Detail of Practicals (Maximum marks 30)



    Max. Marks 30


    Physical Fitness - AAHPER



    Skills of any one Team Game of choice from the given list*






    Record File**


    *Athletics, Basketball, Football, Handball, Hockey, Kho Kho, Rifle Shooting, Unified Basketball (Differently- Abled Children) & Volleyball

    **Record File shall include:

    Practical-1: Modified AAHPER administration for all items.

    Practical-2: Conduct Barrow 3 Item Test on 10 students.

    Practical-3: Procedure for Asanas, Benefits & Contraindication for any two Asanas each lifestyle disease.

    Practical-4: Procedure for administering Senior Citizen Fitness Test for 5 elderly family members.

    Practical-5: Any one game of your choice out of the list above. Labelled diagram of field & equipment Rules, Terminologies & Skills).


    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.

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