Physical Education Class 12 Syllabus, Practical, Books, Notes, Sample Papers and Pdf

Physical Education Class 12

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Physical Education is a scoring subject for students of class 12. Students choose this subject in place of Hindi or IT to score good marks in their board exams. Although physical education is very necessary for every student in daily life rather than just scoring good marks in it. This post is based on Physical Education class 12 syllabus in detailed version covering all the theory topics and practicals detail for CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) exams. In this post you will also get following things :

  •  CBSE Class 12 Revision Notes Pdf
  •  Physical Education Book Pdf
  •  CBSE Sample Papers

Physical Education Class 12 Syllabus Detailed (CBSE)

Information on units and topics in theory portion of Physical Education (Maximum Marks 70) 

 Unit – 1

The topic of the first unit is Planning in Sport

Physical Education Class 12 Syllabus

What you will Learn in this Unit 

  1. Meaning and objectives of planning in physical education.
  2.  Various Committees which are formed for tournaments & its Responsibilities (pre; during & post).
  3. What is tournament? And the types of tournaments such as Knockout, League or Round Robin and Combination.
  4. What is the procedure to draw fixtures? And the types of fixtures for tournament Knock-Out (Bye & Seeding) & League (Staircase & Cyclic).
  5. What is Intramural and Extramural and it will cover topics like meaning, objectives and significance of intramural and extramural.
  6. Organization of sports specific programme such as sports day, health run, run for run, Run for specific cause 1and run for unity.

Unit -2

The topic of the second unit is Sports and Nutrition

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What you will learn in this Unit

  1.  The first topic covers the knowledge about balanced diet and nutrition.  You will learn what is balanced diet? What is nutrition and how much it is effective for the body? The parts of nutrition which are micronutrients and macronutrients.
  2. The second point covers about nutritive and non-nutritive components of diet and the detailed information will be given about nutrients.
  3. Eating habits for weight control and how to control healthy weight? Food intolerance & myths about food and the pitfall of dieting will be discussed.
  4. What is sports nutrition, the specific sports food and diet will be discussed covering their effects on performance
  5. The burning topic of this unit is food supplement from children and it will be discussed broadly.

Unit – 3

The topic of the third unit is Yoga and Lifestyle

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1.  What are asanas and how asana are used as preventive measures?
  2. What is obesity? And the procedure, benefits and contradictions for Vajrasana, Trikonasana, Hatasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana
  3.  Introduction to Diabetes. And the Procedure, Benefits and contraindications for  Pavan Muktasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Bhujangasana, Paschimottasana.
  4. Definition of Asthma? And the Procedure, Benefits and contraindications for  Chakrasana,   Bhujangasana, Paschimottasana, Matsyasana, Sukhasana, Parvatasana, Gomukhasana
  5. Causes of Hypertension? How these asanas like  Vajrasana,  Tadasana, Ardha Chakrasana, Bhujangasana, Shavasana, Pavan Muktasana effect hypertension?
  6. Effect of Back Pain. Benefits and cure of back pain by theses asanas like  Ardh Matsyendrasana, Vakrasana, Tadasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana

Unit- 4

The topic of the fourth unit is Physical Education & Sports for Differently-Abled

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. This topic covers basic information about Adapted physical education, the concept of disability and disorder are discussed.
  2. We need to understand the types of disability and its causes and nature i.e. cognitive disability, physical disability, intellectual disability
  3. Types of Disorder in Adapted Physical Education, its causes and nature like ADHD, ASD, ODD, SPD OCD
  4. What are disability etiquettes?
  5. This gives us the view about need of advantage of Physical Activities for children with special needs
  6. In this topic, the strategies will be discussed to make Physical Activities assessable for those children who have the special need.


The topic of the fourth unit is Children & Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. What is motor development? And what are the factors which affect the motor development?
  2. Exercises are very important for the children and there are certain guidelines for exercise, in this topic, you will learn about exercises guidelines at different stages of growth and development.
  3. Weight training is the key factor in sports which affect the performance.  So here we understand the advantages and disadvantages of weight training.
  4. Posture add stars to the person’s personality and here you concept and advantages of correct posture.
  5. If there is a concept of posture then there will be certain points which are needed to be discussed. In the next three topics in the above image, the topics you will learn are causes of bad posture, common postural deformities and corrective measures for posture deformities.


The topic of the sixth unit is Women and Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. Women are taking parts in every field. Here we talk about the participation of women in sports in India
  2. Women have different health problems than men since women are given special considerations.
  3. You will also learn about female athletes triad (Osteoporosis, Amenioria & Eating Disorders).W
  4. Women have different mental state and their psychological state differ from men. In this topic, we study about psychological aspects of women athlete together with Sociological aspects of sports participation.


The topic of the seventh unit is Test and Measurement in Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. You will learn about calculating the fat percentage of the body by skinfold method.
  2. You will learn about measuring muscular strength by Kraus Weber Test.
  3. AAPHER test for measuring the motor fitness of the body.
  4. You will also learn many fitness tests for measuring the fitness of the body that is shown in the above image.


 The topic of the eighth unit is Physiology and Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. Sports have gender differences we all know that. So you will learn about physical and physiological parameters in Gender differences.
  2. There are various factors which determine the physical fitness. So here in this topic, you will learn about physiological factors which determines the components of Physical Fitness.
  3. Exercises have various effects on the body and it affects various systems of our body. So next topics will cover information about Effect of exercises on Cardio Vascular System, Respiratory System and Muscular System.
  4. There are so many changes occur in our body which occur due to ageing. Learn about physiological changes which happen in the body by ageing.
  5. Aged people suffer many health problems. There is a huge role of physical activity maintaining to maintain functional fitness in the aged population.


The topic of ninth unit is  Sports Medicine

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. Medicine is used for curing diseases and injury. Sports medicine is used for sports injuries. So you will learn about Concepts, Aims and Scope of Sports Medicine.
  2. If there is sports medicine then there will be the sports injury. But you need to know about kind of sports injuries. In this particular topic, you will learn about Classification, causes and prevention of sports injuries.
  3. First aid is a kind of treatment which is given at the time of injury occurs. So you will learn about the aims and objectives of first aid in physical education.
  4. There should be a proper management of injuries to perform good and longer in sports. You will learn about the management of injuries in sports. And there are two types of injuries which are Soft Tissue Injuries and Bone and Joint Injuries, the subheading of the types of injuries images are in above image.



The topic of the tenth unit is Kinesiology, Biomechanics and Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. What is projectile and what are the factors that affect projectile trajectory?
  2. You have all have learnt about Newton’s Law of Motion. But here you will learn about the applications of Newton’s law of motion in sports.
  3. Here you will also learn about the Aerodynamics Principles and the relation of friction in sports.
  4. You will also get the introduction to axes and planes and you will study more about in higher education.
  5. What are the types of movements gives us the knowledge about Flexion,Extension, Abduction and Adduction.
  6. In this topic you will learn about major muscles involved in running, jumping and throwing.



The topic of the eleventh unit is Psychology & Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. In this topic, you will learn about stress and how to get rid of stress ( Problem Focused and Emotional Focused)
  2. Personality plays an important role in sports. So here you will learn the definition and types of personality covering two subtopics which are Trait and Type (Sheldon and Jung Classification) and Big Five Theory.
  3. You will learn about the definition of motivation, types of motivation and techniques to increase motivation.
  4. Self-esteem and body image.
  5. As said earlier exercise benefits our body in various types, so you will learn here about the psychological benefits of exercise.
  6. Aggression in sports is necessary. Learn here about meaning, types and concept of Aggression regarding to sports.


The topic of the twelfth unit is Training in Sports

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What will you learn in this Unit

  1. Definition of strength? Types and methods of improving strength (Isometric, Isotonic and Isokinetic)
  2. You will learn the definition of endurance. Types and methods to improve endurance by Continuous Training,  Interval Training and Fartlek Training.
  3. Speed definition (time taken to cover the distance) and methods to develop speed by Acceleration Run and pace Run.
  4. Learn fundamentals of flexibility including its definition, types and methods to improve flexibility.
  5. Define coordinative abilities and its types.
  6. What is circuit training and high altitude training? In this, you will read the introduction and impact of the circuit and high altitude training.


Class 12 Physical Education Practical File and Details (Marks 30)

S.No.Name of PracticalMaximum Marks 30
01AAPHER Physical Fitness Test10
02Any one team game skill from provided list of games*10
04Practical Record File**05

List of Games*

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Kho Kho
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Unified Basketball (Differently- Abled Children)
  • Volleyball

What should be in Practical File of Physical Education Class 12 students**

Practical - 1Modified version of AAPHER Physical Fitness Test
Practical - 2Conduct and Report of Barrow 3 Item Test on 10 Students
Practical - 3Procedure 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 - 5Any game of your choice from the above list. Labelled diagram of field & equipment Rules, Terminologies & Skills.


Class 12 Physical Education Notes Pdf

Notes will help you to gain knowledge about the subject and will also provide study material for CBSE exams.

Physical Education Class 12 book Pdf

The pdf of this physical education book will help you to read all the chapters of the syllabus.

Physical Education Class 12 Sample Papers

 2018 Sample Paper

 2017 Sample Paper

 2016 Sample Paper

2015 Sample Paper

Why Physical Education Sample Papers

The sample papers help us in getting the overview of the actual exam. By sample papers we can practice for the board exams and can score high marks. Thus, it is the complete guide for physical education class 12 students.



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