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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part G

An Evaluation of Health Awareness and Physical Education Programme of Different Category of Secondary School in West Bengal


Author(s): Anjumanara Khatun and Nita Bandyopadhyay

Abstract: The present problem has been accordingly stated as the purpose of the study was to find out “An Evaluation of Health Awareness and Physical Education Programme of Different Category of Secondary School”. Only Shainik School, English Medium School, Model School, Govt. and Non Govt. School, Missionary School, were considered for collection of data. The study was further delimited to 5 schools in each district in West Bengal. In order to assess the Health Awareness and Physical Education Programmes of difference categories of secondary schools, twenty Head Masters/Head Mistresses/ Teacher-In-Charges of the difference categories of secondary schools were selected as subject for the study. Questionnaires were used for collection of data. For analyzing data percentage method was employed and the data was illustrated by pie-chart. The result showed that about half of the schools curriculum includes health education as a regular subject and 50% of the schools do not have health education as a subject. Almost all the schools do not regular medical checkup for students as well as schools personnel. Most of the schools provide health “facilities for physically challenged students. About half of the schools have special safety measure for controlling and preventing communicable diseases and facilities for the safety”. The majority of the schools curriculums have physical education as a subject. However, physical education programme also includes intramural competition. Most of schools do not appointed any qualified sports coach. About 60% of the schools of West Bengal posses 1-2 acre land area available for outdoor games and mostly all schools have adequate playing area for indoor games. None of the schools have swimming pool and gymnasium hall. Finally it may be concluded that majority of schools in West Bengal have regular health and physical education programme in their schools curriculum.

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How to cite this article:
Anjumanara Khatun and Nita Bandyopadhyay. An Evaluation of Health Awareness and Physical Education Programme of Different Category of Secondary School in West Bengal. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(3): 624-626.
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