Kinesiology & Biomechanics

Paper Code: 
PHE - 402
Contact Hours: 
Max. Marks: 
Unit I: 

1.1. Brief History of Kinesiology

1.2. Importance of Kinesiology in Physical Education

1.3. Limitation of Kinesiology in Sports Coaching

a. Mechanical      

b. Physiological 

c. Psychological

Unit II: 
Anatomic Fundamentals

2.1. Basic Concepts and Definition of the terms related to Kinesiology Starting Position of body -

i. Fundamental Starting Position

ii. Anatomic Starting Position

2.2. Centre of Gravity

2.3. Line of Gravity

2.4. Centre of Gravity and Line of Gravity according to Kinesiology

Unit III: 
Planes & Movements

3.1. Bodily Planes- Sagittal, Frontal, Horizontal planes and Axis

3.2. Principles of Planes and Axis in Movement

3.3. Terminology of various types of Movements – Flexion, Extension, Abduction, Adduction, Rotation, Circumduction, Elevation, Depression, Pronation, Supination, Dorsiflexian, Planter flexion, Inversion, Eversion

3.4. Bony – Joints and their types

Unit IV: 
Motion & Lever

4.1. Motion-Definition and Types, Newton’s Law of Motion

4.2. Lever, Kinds and Principles of  Leverage, Law of Leverage

4.3. Application of Lever in Sports

Unit V: 
Equilibrium & Force

5.1. Meaning and Concept of Equilibrium

5.2. Principles of Equilibrium

5.3. Definition of Forces and its types

5.4. Factors influencing Force – Friction Force, Air Resistance, Force of Gravity, Water Resistance

Essential Readings: 

1. Dr. Suresh Desh Pandey: Kinesiology: Publication Shree Human Vayam Prasarak Mandal, Amravati.

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