UNIT-I EDUCATION AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION Meaning and definition of Physical Education, its aim and objec ive and misconception about physical Education. Need, importance and scope of physical Education in the Modern Society and its relationship with General Education UNIT-II BIOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL BASIS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION - Growth and Development, Differences between growth and development, Factors affecting growth and develo pment. Age and Sex differences in relation to Ph y sical activities and Sports. Physical education & sports as a need of the society. Physical activities and Sports as a mens cultural heritage || UNIT-III HEALTH EDUCATION Concept of health, importance, dimensions and determinate of health; Health needs of children and adolescents, including differently-abled children Understanding of the body system-skeleton, muscular, respiratory, circulatory and digestive in relation to health fitness, bones, muscles and joints, their functions, Effect of exercises on circulatory, respiratory and muscular system || UNIT-IV NUTRITION - Balance diet, its elements and sources, factors affecting Balance diet, Importance of Balance diet Practices related to food hygiene, mal n utrition, including obesity, food and waterborne and deficiency diseases and prevention Dangers of the use of alcoh o l, nicotine, narcoti and drugs || UNIT-V YOGA - The meaning and definition of Yoga, scope of yoga, aims an d objectives of yoga Misconception about yoga, schools of yoga Therapeutic Values of Yoga, Yoga and mental health || UNIT-VI PRINCIPLES OF YOGIC PRACTICES - Conce p s & Kinds of Yogic Practices: Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, Badha, Mudra, Dhyana Asana: D e finition, Scope and Laminations of Asanas- Classif i cation of Asanas- Meditative Asanas- Relaxative Asanas- Cultural Asana- Step by Step Performance of Asanas - Safety Measure and Pre- cautions while performing Asana Pranayama - Meanin g - differen Phases in Pranayama Practices: Puraka (Inhalation), Kumbhaka (Retention) and Rechaka (Exhalation).