AS Physical Activtiy

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AS Contemporary studies Revision
Physical Activity
1. What is meant by the umbrella term encompassing Physical Activity?
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2. What is meant by exercise and physical activity? And why is this done?
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3. What do the following terms mean?
i) Healthy balanced lifestyle?..........................................................................................................
ii) Lifetime sport/Lifelong physical activity?
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4. What are the 4 main benefits of regular participation in Physical Activity and explain
what they mean?
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5. Identify 5 factors contributing to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle?
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The Department of Health (DH) has recommendations to develop and sustain a
balanced, active and healthy lifestyle. What are these? Relate it to the F.I.T.T
principle.
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7. Identify possible barriers to P.A by young people?
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Physical and outdoor RECREATION
Physical recreation ­
Physical recreation is (Characteristics)
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Outdoor recreation as an aspect of physical recreation in the natural environment
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What are the benefits of Outdoor recreation?
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Physical and outdoor EDUCATION
1. Definition of PE -
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2. 6 Characteristics of PE?
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What are the 4 main benefits of taking part in PE?
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4. Outdoor education as a part of PE in the natural or semi-natural environment.
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5. There are 2 types of risk in Outdoor ed, what do they mean?
1. Perceived risk - Beginners
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2. Real risk ­ Committed Experts
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6. What stops young people participation in Outdoor education. Identify 4
constraints.
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Identify 5 characteristics of sport?
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Benefits?
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4. What do the following terms mean?
1. Aesthetic?
2. Physical Prowess?
3. Physical Endeavour?
4. Sledging?
5. The following two terms have a place in sport. What do they mean and how
can they be related to sporting events?
1. Sportsmanship?
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2. Gamesmanship?
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Specimen Exam Questions
1. Identify possible benefits to young people of regular participation in Outdoor
Education activities such as canoeing, orienteering or hill walking as part of their
Physical Education programme. [4]
2. Discuss factors that can influence young people's participation in the following
aspects of physical activity: sport and physical recreation. [10]
3. Identify 3 characteristics of Outdoor education, Sport and Physical recreation [9]
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