5. The author have compiled a
list of misconceptions in
Physical Education ,
Recreation and Health
6. Valluri Kameswara Rao (V.K. RAO)
V.K is a product of Osmania University , Hyderabad.
He had a brilliant academic career, winning honors
and awards in India and abroad. Dr. Rao is the
author of numerous number of scientific papers
published in reputed Indian and Foreign periodicals.
He is on the Editorial Institute of Government of
India. He is praised for his valuable and technical
writings at home and abroad.
7. 1) Interscholastic athletics and physical education is the same.
2) Physical education is a rest period between academic classes.
3) Anyone can teach physical education; no professional training is needed.
4) Physical education instructors belong on an academic level below other
5) Physical instructors are free – play periods.
6) Physical education processes are designed to give other teachers a free period.
7) Physical education is primarily to relieve tensions build up in other class.
8) Physical education is a “do as a like” class.
9) Physical education does not have the same academic prestige and importance
as other class.
10) A major in physical education means learning and playing games.
8. 11) A women physical education person has to be rough and tough in order to qualify
for the profession.
12) Physical education teachers are below average in intelligence.
13) A person should go into the physical education profession if he wants to go through
college without having work or study.
14) A physical education teacher tosses out ball, blows a whistle now and then, and
that is the extend of her teaching.
15) To participate well in physical education activities means that needs more muscle
16) Physical education is simply calisthenics and athletics.
17) Physical education is not taught by professional people.
18) There is no knowledge factor related to physical education; therefore we have
nothing to contribute to general education.
19) Children should not fail physical education because it plays no part in the total
9. 20) Only small budget is needed to conduct an effective physical education programme.
21) Physical education grades have no academic value.
22) No class preparation is needed on the part of physical education teacher.
23) Physical education classes are serve no real purpose; therefore they may be interrupted
24) Testing and grading in physical education are a waste of time, since no intelligence is
25) Children can play outside the school; therefore physical education is not needed in the
26) Strength, speed, skill, and coordination are innate capacities. If one is “not good” in an
activity there is a little hope for improvement; therefore continuation in that area will be futile.
27) A person is not a good physical education teacher unless he is an exceptional performer
in every activity.
10. 28) The physical education programme has no progression but is the same thing from
year to year.
29) Physical education benefits rarely apply to “out of school” living.
30) The purpose of physical education teachers is to develop highly skilled
31) Intercollegiate athletics are not an essential part of college’s total educational
32) Fitness is a state of mind rather than body.
33) A physical education programme that meets once or twice a week is all a student
34) Physical education teachers should do all the “odd” jobs in the schools, because
all they do is play all day.
35) Physical education has no part in our cultural heritage.
V. K. Rao
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Principal Secretary to the PresidentIn office1981–1982President of IndiaNeelam Sanjiva ReddyPersonal detailsBorn15 July 1914Godavari District, Madras Presidency, British RajDied27 November 2018 (aged 104)Hyderabad, Telangana, IndiaAlma materLoyola College, Chennai(University of Madras)Sidney Sussex College, CambridgeValluri Kameswara Rao (15 July 1914 – 27 November 2018) was an Indian Civil Service officer and Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh, and the oldest living officer of the Indian Civil Service at the time of his death.