Physical Education helps students develop physical skills and confidence, develop fitness and fosters the desire for lifelong participation in physical activity. It also helps students develop social skills. For example, team sports help them learn to respect others, contribute to a team goal, and socialize as a productive member of a team.
Our department prepares students to become highly proficient in one or more sport and fitness activity of their choice and teaches the health benefits of regular exercise and healthy food choices along with the risks of inactivity and poor diet.
Aims and Objectives:
* To encourage sportsmanship and healthy competitions among the students involved.
* To organize Anna University Zonal and Inter-Zonal tournaments in the recognized games and sports.
*To organize the National Sports Organisation programme for the total personality and character development programme of all students in order to serve the community towards its advancement.
Annual intramural sports activities will commence from February 1st week every year. Students are divided into different houses. Activities including all major games will be organized in the evenings and on holidays. Track and field events will be conducted on the Sports Day which takes place usually during the month of March. Sports activities for staff will also be conducted on the Sports day.
International Day of Yoga
As per the direction of University authorities our department to celebrate and popularize “Yoga” by observing International Day of Yoga on 21st June of the year in grand manner.
National Sports Organization
Anna University strives constantly in total personality development of all its students so that they can serve the community towards its advancement. In this direction, as part of Regulations 2005, all the undergraduate students should enroll on admission to one of the character development programmes, namely National Cadet Corps (N.C.C.), Youth Red Cross (Y R C) National Social Service (N.S.S.) and National Sports Organization (N.S.O.) under the personality Character Development Programme have brought discernible change in the attitude of students only towards their fellow but also towards values of life and will help in identifying and nurturing the sports talents in the institution.
Activities of N.S.O. Students
The N.S.O programme is divided into two parts.
Part I - Regular Sports Activities
Regular Sports Classes are conducted in the evening on all working days between 5.00 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. A Comprehensive sports schedule is in practices, which includes fitness, training, coaching in Sports & Games. An attendance of 80 percentage is basic requirement during regular NSO activities, from 1st September to 31st March of the academic year, so as to enable the student to attend the residential camp.
Part II - Residential Camp
The camp is conducted for all NSO students for about ten days, during which the students are made to undergo training in specific sports and games. Activities such as Martial Arts, Yoga, First Aid, Swimming are also given due importance. Inter-group competitions are also held during the camp to inculcate the spirit of Sportsmanship. The camp programme generally organized during 3rd and 4th week June. The coaches / Experts are deputed from Sports Authority of India / SDAT and reputed institutions. Distribute certificates to the students for their successful completion of camp and regular activities.