Title A Textbook of Physical Education, Class 11
Subtitle Based on the Latest CBSE Syllabus
Author Apu Dey
ISBN 9789389401981
List price Rs 335.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 144
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
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VIVA Physical Education is a textbook for class 11, 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


Chapter 1. Changing Trends and Career in Physical Education • Meaning and Definition of Physical Education • Aims and Objectives of Physical Education • Career Options in Physical Education • Competitions in Various Sports at National andInternational Level • Khelo India Programme • Exercises

Chapter 2. Olympic Value Education • Olympics, Paralympics and Special Olympics • Olympic Symbols, Ideals, Objectives andValues of Olympism • International Olympic Committee • Indian Olympic Association • Exercises

Chapter 3. Physical Fitness, Wellness and Lifestyle • Meaning and Importance of Physical Fitness, Wellness and Lifestyle • Components of Physical Fitness and Wellness • Components of Health-Related Fitness • Exercises

Chapter 4. Physical Education and Sports for CWSN (Children with Special Needs-Divyang) • Aims and Objectives of Adaptive Physical Education • Organisations Promoting Adaptive Sports (Special Olympics Bharat; Paralympics; Deaflympics) • Concept of Inclusion, Its Need and Implementation • Role of Various Professionals for Children with Special Needs • Exercises

Chapter 5. Yoga • Meaning and Importance of Yoga • Elements of Yoga • Introduction to Asanas,
Pranayama, Meditation and Yogic Kriyas • Yoga for Concentration and Related Asanas (Sukhasana,
Tadasana, Padmasana, Shashankasana, Naukasana, Vrikshasana, Garudasana) • Relaxation Techniques for Improving Concentration – Yog-Nidra • Exercises

Chapter 6. Physical Activity and Leadership Training • Leadership Qualities and Role of a Leader • Creating Leaders through Physical Education • Meaning, Objectives and Types of Adventure Sports • Safety Measures to Prevent Sports Injuries • Exercises

Chapter 7. Test, Measurement and Evaluation • Defining Test, Measurement and Evaluation • Importance of Test, Measurement and Evaluation in Sports • Calculation of BMI and Waist-Hip Ratio • Somato Types (Endomorphy, Mesomorphy and Ectomorphy) • Measurement of Health-Related Fitness • Exercises

Chapter 8. Fundamentals of Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology in Sports • Definition and Importance of Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology • Functions of the Skeletal System, Classification of Bones and Types of Joints • Properties and Functions of Muscles • Functions and Structure of the Respiratory System and the Circulatory System • Equilibrium– Dynamic and Static, and Centre of Gravity and its Application in Sports • Exercises

Chapter 9. Psychology and Sports • Definition and Importance of Psychology in Physical Education and Sports • Growth and Development: Definitions and Differences • Developmental Characteristics at Different Stages of Development • Adolescent Problems and their Management • Exercises

Chapter 10. Training and Doping in Sports • Meaning and Concept of Sports Training • Principles of Sports Training • Warming-up and Limbering Down • Skill, Technique and Style • Concept and Classification of Doping • Prohibited Substances and their Side Effects • Dealing with Alcohol and Substance Abuse • 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.

Target Audience:

Students of Class 11 following CBSE curriculum.


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