Department Of Physical Education
Physical education is a course that focuses on developing physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease. It aims to develop students’ physical competence and knowledge of movement and safety, and their ability to use these to perform in a wide range of activities associated with the development of an active and healthy lifestyle. It also develops students’ confidence and generic skills, especially those of collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking and aesthetic appreciation.
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Physical Education is among the earliest departments of the college that started functioning from the academic session 2002-2003. Physical Education remains one of the most sought after subjects in the college till date. At present the department offers the UG course under the curriculum of the West Bengal State University and the subject can be taken up as a general subject with other honours/general subjects offered by the college. The subject is immensely popular among the students for its practical- based curriculum and its prospects in various professions. Hence the department has a large number of enrolments every year.
ABOUT THE FACULTY
The department, at present, has one sanctioned post of an Assistant Professor which is efficiently adorned by Prof. Dipesh Choudhary, H.O.D. The faculty also consists of other experienced guest lecturers, Prof. Biswabandhu Nayek and Prof. Taniya Parvin, two young enthusiasts in close, warm relationship with the students.
FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT
a. All the teachers are competent and enthusiastic.
b. The student –teacher relationship is extremely cordial.
c. The Dept. has its own departmental library.
d. Sufficient playground for individual Game
e. Well-equipped and well maintained Gym.
Together with the usual classroom teaching in the conventional methods and the outdoor practical classes. Tutorial classes and class-test for first year are frequently arranged, too. The department is very particular about class attendance and the attendance in the class tests. Special lectures by external experts, held regularly, and different workshops in the ICT enabled classrooms of our college is a part of our student enrichment programme. The department has recently arranged a seminar in the college campus with the active participations from the students of all departments. In addition, special lectures are also invited from the teachers belonging to the other departments of the college.
Physical education is offered by other departments as general with the following – Bengali, Political Science, History, English, Sociology.
The students of this department hold prestigious positions in the State level and Inter college sports meets. They win trophies and titles regularly both in the individual sections and in the team events in athletics, Kho-Kho, Kabbadi, Football etc. Our students also represent the University (WBSU) team in the Eastern Zone Sports Meet, held annually in different cities. These trophies and certificates also help them gaining different government jobs in future. In Govt/Non Govt Inter College District Championship, held in 2017, the Men’s college team won the winner’s trophy and qualified for the state level meet. In athletics, four of our students also achieved the state level participation.
Name of job Nature of Activity
Physical education teacher
o Prepares and delivers instructional Physical Education lessons
o Promotes student and community wellbeing
o Involved in the co-curricular life of a school
Outdoor education teacher
o Teaches students concrete skills such as navigation and outdoor survival
o Develops students understanding of the environment and conservation
o Organizes and manages field trips and camps
School sports director
o Develops and manages school sport and fitness programmers
o Promotes high participation
o Motivates and coaches students to enhance sporting achievement
o Supports professional, community or school sportspeople and groups to improve performance
o Plans and provides training programmers
o Ensures the health and safety of clients
o Organizes and manages recreational activities for a range of organizations and groups
o Develop schedules for activities
o Ensures the safety and maintenance of equipment and facilities
o Develops goals and fitness/strength plans with clients
o Provides lifestyle and diet advice
o Works with a client during training sessions
Policy analyst – recreation
o Conducts research
o Provides policy advice to council and local boards
o Assists in the design and provision of sports and recreation facilities and services
Sports development officer
o Provides sporting opportunities throughout a community
o Assists in addressing issues such as health, crime and social inclusion
o Provides and markets sports classes and events
Group exercise instructor
o Plans and choreographs exercise classes e.g. aerobics, dance, strength training or yoga
o Leads and monitors groups during exercise classes
o Ensures classes are at an appropriate level, being challenging, motivating and enjoyable
o Uses structured sports and recreational activities to divert young people from anti-social behaviour and crime
o Aims to increase young people’s self-esteem and social skills through sports activities
Adaptive Physical Education Teacher o Design and implement an Adaptive Physical Education program for school-age children
Course outcome of Physical Education General
- To get Preliminary idea of Physical Education Theory
- To study the behaviours of India and World Physical Education
- Students Learn net Surfing in order to get acquainted with different new writing materials
- Learn how to access book in e-library
- Learn different Function of Body parts, Anatomy, Physiology and Exercise Physiology of Players
- Learn the Different Therapy process and use
- How to Maintain and Development of the Physical Fitness
- How to organised the Standard Tournament or Competition
- Popper Rules of Different Game and Sports and Officiating of Game and Sports
- How to Maintain Popper Health and Active Life Style
- To Understand the Player Psychology