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1. To enable young people to generate an understanding of the principles of yogic practices so as to improve quality of life.
2. To develop the ability to perform appropriate yogic asanas so as to improve physical and mental conditions and emotional equilibrium.
3. To help youngsters improve psychological functions, e.g. awareness, concentration, will power.
4. To foster co-operation amongst youth.
5. To develop appreciation for Indian cultural practices that support meaningful and relevant educational strategies.
6. To create opportunities to develop ideals, social skills and strengths.
There will be two papers in the subject.
Paper I (Theory) will be of 2 hours duration carrying 100 marks. The paper will be divided into four sections as follows:
Section I: 40 marks
Section II: 20 marks
Section III: 20 marks
Section IV: 20 marks
Section I will be compulsory. Candidates will be required to attempt all the questions from this section.
There will be no choice of questions.
Sections II, III and IV will have a choice of questions. Candidates will be required to attempt two questions from each section.
The above sections will correspond to the sections given in the syllabus.
Paper II (Internal Assessment) will carry 100 marks
PAPER I (Theory)
Section I: This section will deal with some of the important systems and aspects of the human body.
Candidates should write brief notes, explain and illustrate their answers.
1. The Human Skeleton
(i) The structure and function of the human skeleton, the tendons, ligaments and joints.
(ii) The spine and spinal vertebrae.
(iii) The importance of correct posture.
2. The Important Muscles
(i) Identifying important muscles, muscle tissue.
(ii) How muscles are attached, their role in movement.
(iii) The role yoga plays in maintaining muscular health.
3. The Respiratory System
(i) The structure and functions of the lungs and trachea.
(ii) The role of the diaphragm, intercostal muscles, ribs and the sternum in breathing.
(iii) How yoga cultures the breath and improves respiration.
4. The Digestive System
(i) The structure and function of the digestive organs.
(ii) The process whereby food is assimilated and transformed into energy and body tissue.
(iii) An introduction to the concepts of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas as applied to food.
5. Yoga Therapy
A brief introduction to the benefits of yoga asana practice as a means of removing discomfort and pain and restoring human health.
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