Physical Education


CBSE Class 12

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Recreational activities as means for fitness development.Justify

Recreational activity
(a) It is an activity for pleasure and satisfaction to an individual. It refreshes one's mind and body after work.

(b) Recreational activities reduce the monotony and make a person alert. 
(c) Absence of these activities can lead to laziness; boredom, stress or tension.
(d) Recreation through sports provides an opportunity for socialization, stimulation, co-operation which leads to some kind of strength and confidence in an individual.
(e) Recreational activities are very good for health. These stimulate your functioning and sense organs.


What do you understand by Niyamas?

Niyama  literally means positive duties or observances. In Indian traditions, particularly Yoga, niyamas and its complement, Yamas, are recommended activities and habits for healthy living, spiritual enlightenment and liberated state of existence.


What are pace races?

A competitive pace race is a timed race in which the objective is not to finish in the least time, but to finish within the prescribed time and in the best physical condition. In some races, the prescribed time is very narrowly defined and the winner is the competitor who finishes closest to the prescribed time.


What is scoliosis?

If you look at someone’s back, you’ll see that the spine runs straight down the middle. When a person has scoliosis, their backbone curves to the side.

The angle of the curve may be small, large or somewhere in between. But anything that measures more than 10 degrees is considered scoliosis. Doctors may use the letters “C” and “S” to describe the curve of the backbone.

You probably don’t look directly at too many spines, but what you might notice about someone with scoliosis is the way they stand. They may lean a little or have shoulders or hips that look uneven.



What are fats?

Fats, both saturated and unsaturated can be found in a lot of foods, they are present in proteins, carbohydrates and dairy products. Sometimes referred to as "oils" or "lipeds", foods will normally contain both types of fat in them but will vary on which is more prominent. Even though there are fats in carbohydrates, these are minimal when compared to meat or dairy products. Some foods contain high fat content, oils as specified are a high source of fat and fried foods have grossly increased fat content because of it.



Define environment.

The natural world, as a whole or in a particular geographical area, especially as affected by human activity.


Verify explain about any two essential elements of positive sports environment.

Essential element of sport environment-
In a school essential element of sports environment can be as follows:-

(a) Ground for outdoor sports.

(b) Indoor Hall.

(c) Swimming Pool.

(d) Necessary safe Equipments.

(e) Qualified Physical Education teachers and specialized coaches.

(f) Inter School Competitions.



Explain reinforcement.

The process of encouraging or establishing a belief or pattern of behaviour.
"positive feedback leads to reinforcement".


Define strength.

The quality or state of being physically strong.


Explain the procedure for giving bye.

A team which gets a bye will not play in the first round. Bye is a privilege given to a team generally by drawing of lots, exempting it from playing a match in the first round. Method of deciding Bye: We check whether teams participating is a power of two or not. Such as 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 etc. In case the team is not a power of two then Bye shall be given. e.g., if number of teams participating are 13. Next higher power of two is 16.
Number of Bye = 16 – 13 = 3 Bye