Vadodara: M S University’s Faculty of Education and Psychology will be launching two sports and health related programme from this academic year.
The faculty board has recently approved a three year bachelor of physical education and sports and post graduate diploma in health and fitness.
The bachelor of physical education with total of 144 credits will cover theory and practical of subjects including sports psychology, sports medicine, sports training, fitness-wellness, injury management, sports management among others.
“Students will also be taught games including athletics, kho-kho, kabaddi, yoga, malkhambh, tennis, table tennis, hockey, cricket, volleyball, judo, football. The students will have opportunity to learn Indian traditional games along with modern games,” said faculty dean professor R C Patel.
Similarly, one-year post-graduate diploma will provide students opportunity to learn subjects like exercise physiology, nutrition, gym management, injury and rehabilitation with practicals of yoga, aerobics, calisthenics and freehand exercises.
“Students will have career opportunities as fitness expert, gym trainer, sports trainer after completing this post-graduate diploma,” he said, adding that both the programmes will be offered by Department of Physical Education.