Anatomy and Physiology

Paper Code: 
phe 301
Contact Hours: 
Max. Marks: 
Unit I: 



  1. 2  Meaning and Concept of  Anatomy and Physiology
  2. 3  Need and Importance  of  Anatomy and Physiology
  3. 4    Concept of Cell and its constituents
  4. 5    Tissue and its types
Unit II: 
Skeletal & Muscular System
  1. 1 Structure and Functions of Human Skeleton

      2.2       Joints – Definition, Classification and Movements

     2.3       Minute structure of Voluntary muscles

     2.4       Type of Muscles (Voluntary, Involuntary, and Cardiac muscles)


Unit III: 
Circulatory and Respiratory System




      3.1       Circulatory system – Organs and Function

      3.2       Respiratory system – Functions and Mechanism


Unit IV: 
Nervous, Digestive, Glandular System



  1. 1  Nervous System- Functions & Classification
  2. 2  Digestive System – Chief organs and Function
  3. 3  Types and Functions of Exocrine and Endocrine glands


Unit V: 
Physical Fitness & Training


  1. 1   Meaning, Importance and Factors affecting Physical Fitness
  2. 2   Different Training Methods- Circuit, Interval, Weight and Fartlek training
  3. 3  Motor Fitness Components - Strength, Speed, Endurance, Flexibility,Coordinative ability
  1. 4  Warming-up and Cooling down, its Physiological advantages


Essential Readings: 
  1. Ajmer Singh- Basis of physical Education, Health and Sports (B.A. II): Kalyani Publication Ludhiana.

Cuyton A.C.: Functions of Human Body: W.B. Saunders Co. London

  1. Morehouse and Miller – Physiology of Exercise: C.V. Moshy Co., St. Lewis.
  2. Karpovich and Sinneer : Physiology and Muscular Activity: W.B. Saunders Co. London.
  3. Pearce J.W.: Anatomy for students and teachers of physical education: Edward Arnold and Co. London.
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