Indian Journal of YOGA Exercise & Sport Science and Physical Education Ayurveda (Science of long and healthy life) described 'Human is the combination of body, mind and soul'. Ayurveda suggested 'Vyayama (exercise) for the body and yoga for mind & soul'. IJYESSPE en-US Indian Journal of YOGA Exercise & Sport Science and Physical Education 0975-265X YOGA - AS I SEE IT <p>For many years I had a belief that yogic practice is good for those who are unable to perform dynamic exercises. Existing literature by leading yoga researchers claimed to have multiple benefits of yoga, since yoga creates a healthy climate in mind and body. Gradually more and more research publications have been appearing and in good number of journals researchers have established with sufficient and convincing explanation that practicing yoga have many psycho-physiological benefits too.</p> Alok K. Banerjee Copyright (c) 2023 2023-01-04 2023-01-04 1 3 THEORIES OF THE PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT DEVELOPMENT <p>History of human civilization indicates that movement activity has been a part of lives of all people down through the ages. Barrow has mentioned - Exercise is the basic need of life. Participation in movement activity has been proved to be beneficial for development of physical, psychological, social and many other dimensions of human life. Theories of the physical education and sport development have been proposed to explain their philosophy of development on the basis of participation goal of human beings for physical exercise.</p> Sudarsan Bhowmick Copyright (c) 2023 2023-01-04 2023-01-04 4 8 CHANGING CONTOURS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND YOGA: AN EDUCATION CONTINUUM <p>The National Education Policy 2020 was approved by the Union Cabinet in July. It seeks to reform the education system of India and overarches the structural issues in the present Education System.&nbsp; The National Education Policy 2020 strongly emphasizes including sports and physical education as a part of the curriculum. It is recognized as a subject to be taught and the physical aspects are limited to physical education sessions. The idea is not much different from what already exists. The policy merely makes it mandatory what was otherwise an option in many schools. The present article throws light on the significance of physical education and sports across the levels of education-pre-primary, primary, secondary, higher secondary, and higher education. The views provide an array of pertinence in the realm of all-round development of an individual. Health is wealth-goes the old saying. The head, heart and soul reside in a body and physical education and yoga provides a sound health of all these. The position of physical education, yoga and sports in all levels of educational curricula can sign a positive and confident youth, who could contribute to the development of the nation. The NEP 2020, thus envisaged the inclusion of physical education, sports, yoga and mental health in the educational contours, augmenting their existing position in the respective curricula.</p> Atindranath Dey Papiya Upadhyay Copyright (c) 2023 Indian Journal of YOGA Exercise & Sport Science and Physical Education 2023-01-04 2023-01-04 9 15 THE IMPACT OF RECREATIONAL GAMES IN OUR SOCIETY <p>Recreational Games are these activities where the primary purpose of the activity in participation, with related goals of improved physical fitness, for and social involvement often prominent. It is less stressful, both physically nd mentally on the participants. These are lower expectations regarding both performance and commitment to the sports in the recreational games in one of the most important area and it also create positive inter-relationship to every person. Recreational games are often done for enjoyment, amusement or pleasure and are considered to be ‘fun’. In our busy schedule, recreational games gives us oxygen and in this way our new generation can explore many things for the development of society.</p> Manisha Mondal Copyright (c) 2023 2023-01-04 2023-01-04 16 19 ENHANCEMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF ICT IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION <p>Today’s world, the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education has grown rapidly. The application of computer in the field of education, teaching through projectors, smart boards and internet, classes are becoming more interesting. Computer and Internet technology is being used in research work, to assess, to do statistical analysis, to collect class materials, to communicate with teachers and students. Teachers are an important element in education system. We can’t imagine better educational environment without a better teacher. The age we are living in is known as the knowledge explosion age. The domain of knowledge is expanding very fast. To teach better a teacher needs to be update with the changes. For this ICT helps a lot. Education systems play a major role in the development of modern economics. ICT or Information and Communications Technology broadly refers to tools and services that handle and communicate information. ICT enables self-paced learning through various tools such as assignment, computer etc as a result of this the teaching learning enterprise has become more productive and meaningful. Today’s classrooms are full of young minds who are technologically conscious. By using a combination of audio-visual learning alongside the traditional blackboard, institutes can facilitate better learning opportunities for students. Other than the subject of Physical Education has already been entangled with the fascination of modern scientific technology but till now the subject, Physical Education is embodied with deteriorated and traditional method of teaching. We do need a transitional change to explore the subject for the welfare of the learners in the realm of globalization of education. In this paper, an attempt was made to discuss the problems, importance and benefits of Information and communication technology in Education. The general findings can be concluded that the use of computer is the use of technology teaching and learning, we ensure that ICT is a positive relationship with students’ learning. This paper analyzes the current situation of Physical Education in colleges, shows the current deficiencies of Physical Education in colleges, then elaborates the advantages of information technology in the application of Physical Education in colleges.</p> Nasim Ahmed Amlan Sarkar Copyright (c) 2023 2023-01-04 2023-01-04 20 28 AGE AT MAXIMUM GROWTH SQURT IN BODY HEIGHT AND WEIGHT FOR WEST BENGAL SCHOOL CHILDREN AGED 6-17 YEARS <p>The present study was conducted among the boys and girls of Birbhum District, West Bengal, India in order to evaluate the pattern of growth in height and weight of these middle-class Bengali children. The data comprises 600 children (300 boys and 300 girls) ranging in age from 6-17 years, measured cross-sectionally. The present study reveals that the girls attain peak Height and weight Velocity earlier than boys. The results revealed that the age at Peak Height Velocity (PHV) and Peak Weight Velocity (PWV) for Bengali boys 13-14 years and for Bengali girls for 11-12 years.</p> Amlan Sarkar Nasim Ahmed Copyright (c) 2023 2023-01-04 2023-01-04 29 40