Please refer to Physical Education Class 10 ICSE Causes and Spread of Diseases notes provided below. These revision notes have been prepared based on the latest syllabus and examination pattern for ICSE Class 10 Physical Education issued for the current academic year. Students should always revise these revision notes prior to their exams to properly prepare and understand all topics. After reading these notes also refer to Sample Papers for Class 10 ICSE Physical Education
ICSE Class 10 Physical Education Causes and Spread of Diseases Revision Notes
Students can refer to the quick revision notes prepared for Chapter Causes and Spread of Diseases in Class 10 ICSE. These notes will be really helpful for the students giving the Physical Education exam in ICSE Class 10. Our teachers have prepared these concept notes based on the latest ICSE syllabus and ICSE books issued for the current academic year. Please refer to Chapter wise notes for ICSE Class 10 Physical Education provided on our website.
Physical Education Class 10 ICSE Causes and Spread of Diseases Notes
Meaning and Types of Diseases
➢ Disease : Body condition which disturbs the normal functioning of the body.
➢ Causes of disease :
(i) Genetic causes
(ii) Environmental issues
(iii) Unhealthy diet
(iv) Incorrect lifestyle
➢ Types of diseases :
(a) Natural/genetic diseases – present by birth.
(b)Acquired diseases – developed during lifetime after birth. These are of two types :
(i) Infectious / communicable/ transmissible diseases – caused by pathogens like virus, bacteria, fungi and protozoa.
(ii) Non-infectious diseases – not caused by pathogens.
➢ Modes of spreading of diseases –
(i) Through direct contact
(ii) Through use of contaminated objects
(iii)Through carriers of disease like flies, insects, rodents, etc.
➢ Preventive measures from infectious diseases by :
(i) Not sharing personal items
(ii) Washing hands before meals
(iii) Getting vaccinated
(iv) Drinking safe water
(v) Controlling the agent
(vi) Blocking transmission
➢ Vaccination : Practice of injecting vaccine through veins into the human body.
Some Common Diseases and their Treatment