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Department of physical activity goals:
  1.  Establishing correct concepts of physical education and physical activity.
  2.  Promote awareness and useful of sports culture among the students.
  3.  Care and attention of the talented students and work to improve their previous  levels and technical skills.
  4.  Contribute to get rid of stress and unloading of emotions and take advantage of  their  energy.
  5.  Raise the level of physical and motor skills of students.

 Investment leisure time to practice some selected sports activities.



Activity of the Department of Sports, as well as on the implementation of its internal and external tasks to success many of its goals and achieve many objects like :

  1.  Get first place in the league of public and private universities in Snooker which was  the first tournament .
  2.  Petra University students nominated for the Gold Award, in addition to participate  in SABELAH by the Office of the award .
  3.  The championship of "the birth of the beloved leader" for the media centers in  football.
  4.  Championship "Knights of Change" for Jordanian  universities in table tennis.
  5.  Internal championships within the university for all faculties  (football, table tennis,  basketball)
  6.  Aerobic training sessions for students to lose weight.
  7.  Open subscription for free to join the Gym , and the preparation of training  programs in the Gym sports equipment hall throughout the  academic year .
  8.  Establish a "tele-Match" Games to welcome the new students, with participation of  new students at the university.
  9.  Selection of students for Sports Excellence award for the academic year to follow  them up .
  10.  Forming  a committee of sport activity for employees of the University to activate  the participation of faculty members and administrators at the University of  nonsystematic activities.





Functions of the Department :


Can limit the functions of Department of physical activity in two areas:

  • First: Internal Activities :
one of the most inclusive sports activities for students, includes :
    1.  Free activity: the students exercise various activities in the (football, basketball, volleyball, handball, badminton, table tennis, athletics, tennis, billiards , snooker, tae kwon-do, kick Boxng, karate, aerobics, hall sports equipment Gym ).
    2. Public Tournaments : which organized to the involvement of the largest possible number of students in various tournaments in order to achieve their tendencies and desires .in order to choose sports teams of the University.
    3. Individual competition: In order to organize the participation of the largest possible number of students to measure the individual skills of each sports team and athletics to choose the university teams.
    4. League university : with participation of all faculties in the university with their teams and includes the (National Football League, National Basketball league ).
  • Second: External Activity :

The Department participate in many outdoor activities, including:

  1. Participate in the camps, the Gold Award (from the camps within the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, extending outside the Kingdom).
  2. Participation in SABELAH of Highness Prince Hassan (from the fitness tests, and  extends to camps outside the Kingdom).
  3. Participate in sports events with public and private universities.  





Expansion in the preparation and building teams and individual sports games, the establishment of internal and external activities for each sport, and the development of future plans, which includes everything about sport field.

Dr. Ghazi Abuzeitoon

Dr. Ghazi Abuzeitoon
Dr. Ghazi Abuzeitoon
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