GCSE AQA PE Chapter 1 Revision Notes

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  • Chapter 1
    • 1.1 Age
      • Flexibility Decreases
      • Oxygen Capacity Reduces
      • Strength Decreases
      • Skill Levels Improve due to Experience
      • Age Divisions
        • Fair Play
        • Less likely for injuries to occur
        • E.g. Under 15's
      • Takes longer to recover from injuries
    • 1.2 Disability
      • Physical - No Legs, etc.
      • Mental - Brain Damage
      • Permanent - Born with the Disability
      • Temporary - Not born with the Disability, i.e. Broken Neck
      • Facilities
        • Access - Ramps
        • Parking - Disabled Parking Bays
        • Provision - Lifts, Toilets
    • 1.3 Gender
      • Physical Differences
        • Males have more Muscle Mass
        • Women are more Flexible
        • Women have smaller Oxygen Capacity
        • Men mature slower than Women
    • 1.4 Physique
      • Somatotypes
        • Mesomorph
          • Broad, Wide Shoulders
          • Muscled Arms and Legs
          • Narrow Hips
          • Minimum Amount of Fat
        • Endomorph
          • Wide Hips and Shoulders
          • Tendency to Gain Fat (Especially on the Upper Arms and Thighs)
          • Short Legs in relation to their Trunks
        • Ectomoprh
          • Long, Slender and Thin
          • Narrow Shoulders and Hips
          • Thin Arms and Legs
          • Very Little Muscle and Body Fat

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