A guest lecture was organized by School of Education, G D Goenka University on 7th February, 2019 for the student-teachers of Semester IV. The topic of the guest lecture was ‘Health related Physical Fitness’ and the resource person for the lecture was Dr. Anand Singh, Assistant Professor at School of Medical and Allied Sciences, G D Goenka University .
The objective of the lecture was to make the student-teachers aware of the general health related issues, fitness issues, and why is teaching and learning about these basic health related issues important for the student-teachers. Dr. Anand also helped the student-teachers learn about the five key components of the basic level of fitness required and how the issues related to these components can be diagnosed. The components covered were Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Flexibility and Body Composition.
The lecture was followed by a brief discussion with the student-teachers and the resource person threw light on the critical issues related to health and physical fitness. Student-teachers were enlightened having attended such a session.