CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus 2017-18

CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus 2017-18

Download latest cbse Class 12 Physical Education syllabus for the session 2017-18. Class 12 Physical Education CBSE Board exam will be of 70 marks. 30 marks will be of practicals.

Although the topics and textbooks remain same, the contents vary year by year. Along with Physical Education syllabus for class 12 cbse has also issued the chapter-wise breakup of questions along with weightage of each chapter. The package also enlists the learning objectives. That’s why it is recommended to download new Class 12 Physical Education syllabus 2018 this year and be on safe side. We’ve got several queries from students throughout the country regarding their poor performance in the board exams. One noteworthy point was that most of them didn’t bother about the Physical Education syllabus issued by CBSE, they just practised the sample papers or directly appeared in board exams. It’s very important to avoid such situation and practise at least sample papers issued by cbse and previous year questions

Here we have presented the CBSE syllabus for Physical Education class 12 in the same format as released by CBSE, without any changes or editing from our side. Students are advised to download the Physical Education class 12 syllabus for theMarch 2018 exam even if you have the previous year syllabus because there might be changes in the syllabus, question pattern and weightage of each chapter.

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CBSE Physical Education Syllabus Class 12 for March 2018 Exam


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Physical Education Syllabus for Class 12 Session 2017-18


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)

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
 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 Differently-Abled

 Concept of Disability & Disorder
 Types of Disability, its causes & nature (cognitive disability, intellectual disability, physical
 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 X sum of skinfold) + 1.0
(Female 6 to 17 yrs – % body fat = (0.610 X 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 x 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

 Projectile & factors affecting Projectile Trajectory
 Newton’s Law of Motion & its application in sports
 Aerodynamics Principles
 Friction & Sports
 Introduction to Axes & Planes
 Types of movements (Flexion, Extension, Adbuction & Adduction)
 Major Muscles involved in running, jumping & throwing

Unit-XI: Psychology & Sports

 Understanding Stress & Coping Strategies (Problem Focussed & Emotional Focussed)
 Personality; its definition & types – Trait & Type (Sheldon & Jung Classification) & Big Five
 Motivation, its type & techniques
 Self-esteem & Body Image
 Psychological benefits of 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


1. Physical Fitness – AAHPER   (10 Marks)
2. Skills of any one Team Game of choice from the given list*    (10 Marks)
3. Viva    (05 Marks)
4. Record File**  (05 Marks)

*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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