A BRIEF HISTORY OF SPORTS SCIENCE UNIT


The physical education unit (Academic)university of jaffna was founded in october 1998 by the vice-chancellor Prof. P. Balasundarampillai.Upon receiving large number of requests from various sectors to commence a physical education course,action was taken to start a self financing two years diploma course in physical education.Approval was obtained from the university grants commission to conduct a two year diploma in physical education at the university of jaffna with academic and non academic cadre provision. in 2003, to cater the emerging needs of the sports and leisure world,physical education unit (academic) was renamed as sports science Unit. Among those who satisfy the university admission eligibility criteria, 50 students have been selected to offer the diploma program, based on a competitive selection process.

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Dr. (Mrs) A. Bhavani

Senior Lecturer

Email: sathabhavani@yahoo.com

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University of Jaffna,

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Thirunelvely,

Jaffna,

Sri Lanka.

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