This subject deals with the fitness and the other aspects of sports, team work, exercise and dedication. Teaching skills and many other factors are responsible for Physical Education.
UGC NET Physical Education: The subject is divided into two papers, UGC NET Physical Education paper 2 and paper 3 (Part – A & B).
UGC NET Physical Education paper 2 will cover 50 objective type questions (Multiple choice, Matching types, True / False, Assertion-Reasoning type) carrying 100 marks
UGC NET Physical Education paper 3 will have two parts (Part A & B).
UGC NET Physical Education paper 3 (A) will have 10 short essay type questions (300 words) carrying 16 marks each. There will be one question with internal choice for each unit. (i.e. 10 questions from 10 units with a total of 160 marks).
UGC NET Physical Education paper 3 (B) will be compulsory & there will be one question from each of the elective subjects.
The candidate will attempt only one question (one elective only in 800 words) carrying 40 marks. Total marks of UGC NET Physical Education paper 3 will be 200.
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UGC NET Physical Education Paper 2 & Paper 3 (Part A & B).
Biological basis of Physical Activity (benefits of exercise (definition), adolescent (definition)). Physiological basis of Physical Education (play and play theories (definition), Principle of growth and development (introduction). Sociological basis of Physical Education (all the definitions regarding socialization, social nature (definition), competition (introduction) and co-operation (introduction)). Physical Education in various countries of the world namely Greece, Rome, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and Russia. Olympic Movement (introduction). Physical Education in India (case study). Introduction to Physical Education (Definition, aim and objectives), Health education (definition), Recreation (definition) Philosophies of Physical Education (mind setup of people regarding the subject).
Physiology of muscular activity (introduction), Neurotransmission (definition) and Movement Mechanism (introduction). Physiology of respiration (introduction). Physiology of blood circulation (benefits of blood circulation). Factors influencing performance in sports (team spirit and meditation towards the game). Bioenergetics (definition) and recovery process (advantages). Athletic injuries (their management and rehabilitation). Therapeutic modalities (definition). Ergogenic aids (what are they?) and doping (disadvantages and effects).
Joints and movements (planes and axes). Kinetics (introduction), Kinematics (theory), Levers (definition). Laws of motion (equations), Principles of equilibrium (laws), Force (f=ma), spin (definition), elasticity (introduction). Posture (definition), Postural deformalities and their correction (introduction). Muscular analysis of motor movement (different exercises). Mechanical techniques of various sports activities (introduction and content). Mechanical analysis of fundamental movements (body exercises). Message manipulation (definition).
Learning Process (definition). Motivation (theory and laws of motivation in sports). Psychological factors affecting sports (one should take preventive measures for these). Personality (definition) and Performance (definition). Individual differences (their effect on skill learning). Group dynamics (one should learn to work in a group). Sociometrics (definition). Media and sports (relation between them).
Development of teacher education (case study). Professional courses in sports in India (detailed study). Professional Ethics (definition). Quality and Qualification (Differences). Basic principles of curriculum planning (introduction). Course material for academic and professional courses (case study). Age factor and selection for activities (major effects). Physical education should be taught in every school (structural type).
Health (definition) and major aspects of nutrition. Dietary manipulations (definition). Environmental and occupational hazards (threats posed to the environment). Communicable diseases (that could be transferred). School health program and hygiene (detailed structural type). Theories and principles of recreation (case study). Recreation programs for various categories of people (kids, adults, senior citizens).
Principles of sports training (case study). Training load (definition). Training methods for development of various motor qualities (introduction). Technical and Tactical preparation (differences). Short term and Long term training plans (differences). Sports talent identification (introduction). Preparing for competition (case study). Rules for games and sports (various instructions to be followed).
Nature of research (introduction). Selection of research problems (case study). Sampling (definition). Methods of research (introduction). Data collection (introduction). Statistical techniques of data analysis (introduction). Hypothesis (definition). Writing research report (case study).
Concept of UGC NET test (information). Measurement and Evaluation (principles and definition). Classification of UGC NET test (categories). Criteria for test evaluation (basic cut off). Concept and assessment of fitness (introduction). Skill test for sports (indoor and outdoor). Testing psychological variables (case study). Body composition (definition).
Concepts and principles of management (introduction). Functions of sports bodies (benefits). Intramurals (definition) and Extramural (definition), (Major differences). Management of infrastructure (case study). Methods of teaching (detailed study). Planning physical education lesson (introduction and principles). Student – Teacher interaction (friendly nature). Supervision (definition)
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