Department of Physical Education

About the Department

The Department of Physical Education & Sports Sciences, Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi functions under the guidance of Dr. Namita Saini, Associate Professor, specializing in various aspects of Sports pertaining to Management, Psychology, Medicine and Nutrition. The department contributes meaningfully to College life via the delivery of enjoyable, inclusive and varied sports/health related activities. The well equipped Sports Centre and Gym facility is another step towards a nurturing and healthy campus. Whilst recreational sport constitutes the highest levels of participation, the heartbeat of sport at third level are the zumba, self-defense and yoga classes. The department offers admissions in badminton, basketball, judo, gymnastics, table tennis, taekwondo, athletics, shooting, netball, ball badminton, chess, yoga, boxing, swimming, and archery.

The department offers short term courses on AeroFit (Aerobic Fitness) Trainer Course and Yoga Certificate Course.

IHE Sports Achievements 2016-2017

Recognition of excellence was achieved through the following competitions:

• Anjali Gaur won a Gold medal in Delhi University Taekwondo Tournament 2017 and also represented Delhi University at the All India Inter Varsity Taekwondo Tournament 2017 held at MDU, Rothak.
• Garima Tokas won a gold medal in Delhi University Judo Tournament 2017.
• Our students participated in "Dr. Bharat Ram Sports Meet" organized by Lady Shri Ram College and the results were as follows:

* Pooja Chaudhary : Silver medal (Triple Jump & Long Jump); Bronze medal (100 meters)
* Garima Tokas : Gold medal (Judo – 70 kg )
* Usha Dagar : Bronze medal (High-jump)

• The Badminton team participated in Delhi University Intercollege 2017.
• The Chess team participated in the Delhi University Chess Intercollege tournament 2017.
• National Junior Taekwondo championship 2016, Anjali Gaur- B.Sc. Biochemistry (H) secured 1st place (Gold medal)
• The Women Empowerment Cell, KMC Pahal" 16 girls athletic meet 29th and 30th September 2016 and students participated and won in the following events:
o Shot Put
o Broad Jump
o Relay Race
• The students participated in LHMC's "Cynisca of Sparta" in September 2016. Following teams participated:
o Chess
o Badminton
o Basketball
o Table-Tennis
• The Aerobics team participates in an invitational college competition in Gargi College held on 5th October 2016.
• Newly constructed basketball ground was inaugurated on 24 October 2016.
• Athletics team participated in Inter- college athletic meet held on 3, 4 and 5th November 2016.
• The Department organized a workshop for B.Sc. Home Science (H) 1st semester students. and the title was" Effect of exercise on various systems"
• Our students participated in Inter-university trials (Basketball, Judo)
• Athletic team participated in inter- college athletic meet held on 3, 4 and 5th November 2016.
• The Table Tennis team participated in the Delhi University Inter-college Table Tennis Competition in January 2017.
• The Yoga team participated in the Delhi University Inter-college Yoga Competition in February 2017

Some snapshots of 2014-15