Safety Precaution while Performing Exercises

Subject : P.H.E  Physical And Health Education 

Topic :    Safety Precaution while Performing Exercises



WeekWEEK 5


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of the previous topics

Exercise to develop strength, Endurance and Flexibility


Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • explain  is Safety?
  • Mention five safety precaution while performing exercises
  • List any seven safety precaution measures



Content :


CONTENT: What is Safety?

Safety can be defined as freedom from hazards. Freedom from hazards can only be achieved if these hazards are identified and removed.


Safety Precaution while Performing Exercise

  1. Be knowledgeable of what to do
  2. Try to be accident conscious by removing all hazards from immediate environment
  3. Have adequate warm-up before performing
  4. Follow the coaching points.
  5. Never expose self to dangerous environment
  6. Proceed from simple to complex activities.
  7. Be sure of spotter before performing.
  8. Always wear the correct costumes (sports wears)
  9. Inspect your equipment and be sure they are not faulty
  10. Perform activities within one’s ability/capability
  11. Activities should stop when fatigue sets in
  12. Avoid prolonged activities (too long exercise)
  13. Correct matching of partners (same weight and height)
  14. Playing area should be properly lighted
  15. Avoid the use of ornaments e.g. rings, neck, chain, earrings.
  16. Exercises should not be carried out immediately after meal.



The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise





  1. What is Safety?
  2. Mention five safety precaution while performing exercises



  1. Safety simply means ______________ Freedom from death    B. Freedom from trouble C. Freedom from hazards    D. None of the above
  2. Always follow the coaching ___________ coach   B. instructor    C. point    D. none of the above
  3. Proceed from simple to ___________ activities difficult    B. higher     C. complex    D. simple
  4. Perform activities within one’s __________ ability    B. capability    C. strength     D. all of the above
  5. Avoid prolonged activities simply means ____________ Too short exercise   B. Too near exercise    C. Too long exercise    D. All of the above



  1. Explain the term safety
  2. List any seven safety precaution measures




Conclusion :


The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



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