Physcial And Health Education (P.H.E)

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FUNCTIONS OF VARIOUS CLASSES OF FOOD

Food Classification, Sources and Functions CLASS SOURCES FUNCTIONS Carbohydrates Cassava, yam, maize, sugar-cane, honey, potatoes, rice, millet etc. Provide energy needed for the body. Proteins Fish, meat, milk, beans Body building, repair and replace worn-out tissues. Fats and Oil Animal oil, palm oil, butter, groundnut oil, cheese, fish oil, cod liver oil, coconut oil Regulate …

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FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH

FOOD, CLASSES AND IMPORTANCE Food can be defined as any substance that can be metabolized by any organism to give and build tissues. It is a substance which when taken into the body, yields materials which can produce energy, yield substances for growth and repair of our body tissues. Good food is one of the …

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Pathogens, Diseases and their Prevention

Diseases Caused by Pathogens Pathogens are organisms that cause diseases. Majority of those organisms are micro – organisms which can only be seen by the microscopes.   Diseases Disease means illness or disorder of the body or mind. In other words, disease is a condition of abnormal function involving any structure, part or system of …

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Contact and Non – Contact Sports

Skills and Safety Measures in Contact and Non – Contact Sports Skills used in Wrestling The open stance The neck and forearm hold The under – arm sweep The hand pin The buttock fling The arm drag The leg hook Diving to grasp the thigh Diving to grasp the right and left leg.   Skills …

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Benefits of Contact and Non – Contact Sports

Benefits of Contact Sports Contact Sports help to develop the spirit of sportsmanship. They help to inculcate in individual importance of cooperation. They encourage team spirit. They help an individual to execute skills learnt. They help to develop physical fitness. They increase strength and endurance. They improve self – image. They decrease the risk of …

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Examples of Non – Contact Sports

Gymnastics and Swimming History of Gymnastics Gymnastics means naked art and it originated in ancient Greece. It is believed that the Chinese were the first people to develop activities that resembled gymnastics. The people that perform it are called ‘The Gymnasts’ and the place where the activities are carried out is known as ‘the gymnasium’. …

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Contact and Non – Contact Sports

Definition of Contact and Non – Contact Sports Contact Sports are sports that allows for partial or full body close interaction between two or more opponents without contradicting the context of fair play. The sports / games allow the opposing players / teams to operate within the same court, field or arena. Examples are football, …

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Sources of Water Supply

Water Supply Water is one of the most abundant natural resources that covers about 80% of the Earth’s surface. It is very important because it is needed by every creature. The body system contains approximately 75% of water. Most of the food we take comprises water. It helps the flow of blood, prevents dehydration, regulates …

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OBSTACLES TO PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUTH

Physical development is the process that starts in human infancy and continues into late adolescent concentrating on gross and fine motor skills as well as puberty. As a child learns what their bodies can do, they gain self-confidence, promoting social and emotional development.   PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUTH Physical development is divided into two areas, …

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PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE

PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE – LIFE SAVING SKILLS AND DEVELOPING POSITIVE HEALTH BEHAVIOR Drug abuse is an ongoing problem in many communities, creeping into the lives of all people of all ages and from all walks of life.   PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE Life – saving skills and developing positive health behavior are program designed to …

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