GCSE AQA PE Unit4

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  • Diet
    • Specific Diets
      • Carbohydrate loading
        • The starch increases the amount of glycogen in the muscles, which can help to delay tiredness and cam improve performance at the end stages of competition
      • Levels of participation
        • When to eat is a factor you need to consider carefully. The Basic guidelines for this are
          • After activity
            • leave a 2 hour gap after performing
          • Before Activity
            • do not eat too close to performing. leave a 2 hour gap
          • During activity
            • only eat light food in small quantities, like a banana
      • High-protein diets
    • Maintaining a balanced diet
      • Dietary considerations
        • Five main food groups
          • Milk and dairy foofoods
          • Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein
          • Fruit and vegetables
          • Food and drinks high in fat and/ or sugar
          • Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods
        • Failing to maintain this balance could result in the following dietary imbalance or deficiencies
          • Obesity
          • Malnutrition
          • Anorexia
      • Nutritional needs
        • Vitamins
        • Protiens
        • Minerals
        • Fats
        • Water/ fluids
        • Carbohydrates
        • Fibre/ roughage

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