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PE
THE Notes
COLLECTOR
Healthy, active lifestyles
· There are many reasons why people become involved and take part in healthy active lifestyles
· There are also many choices that the individual makes to having a healthy lifestyle like, these
include:
· Taking part in physical activity
· Eating a balanced diet
· Avoiding harmful substances
· Sustaining friendships
· Having the ability to concentrate
· The benefits of participating in physical activity include health, this includes physical, mental and
social well - being
· The World Health Organization defines health as `A state of complete mental, physical and social
well being not simply the absence of disease or infirmity'
Social benefits of Exercise
· Development of teamwork and cooperation
· Fulfillment by being part of a team
· Challenges as you overcome the opposition as part of a team
· Increase of self - worth
· Chance to meet new people and make friends
· Mix with people with similar interests
Some Definitions
· Physical activity - any form of exercise or movement. Physical activity may be planned and
structured or unplanned and unstructured (in PE we are concerned with planned and structured
physical activity, such as fitness class)
· Healthy, active lifestyle - a lifestyle that contributes positively to social, physical and mental well -
being, and that includes regular physical activity
· Health - a state of complete mental, physical and social well being, and not merely the absence of
disease and infirmity
· Social - to do with community and society
· Physical - of the body
· Mental - of the mind
Physical benefits of Exercise
in order for any exercise to be of value to a persons physical fitness it must meet the FITT
requirements FREQUENCY, INTENSITY, TIME, TYPE

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Physical benefits of Exercise (Cont)
· Burns up stored fat
· Look good/ feel good
· Body image
· Muscle tone and posture improvement
· Bone strengthening
· Improves flexibility
· Cardiovascular improvement
· Less prone to injury
· Can increase life expectancy
Mental benefits of Exercise
· Satisfaction of own performance
· Promotes the feel good factor
· Can provide excitement
· Gives enjoyment
· Can relieve aggression
· Develops a sense of being part of something
· Provides opportunity…read more

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Some More Definitions
Fitness - the ability to meet the demands of the environment
FITT - frequency, intensity, time, type (used to increase the amount of work the body does in order to
achieve overload
Self - esteem - respect for, or a favorable opinion of oneself
Tension - Mental and emotional strain
Detoxify - Removing poison
Serotonin - is released during exercise improving a persons energy and mood
Introspective - thoughtful or meditative
Endorphins - Hormone released during exercise
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· Cardiovascular fitness increases as the heart pumps more blood per beat so works more efficiently
· The heart becomes bigger and stronger reducing the risk of heart disease
· Bones become stringer and less susceptible to damage and osteoporosis
· Weight control gives more energy staving off fatigue
There are 4 main means of broadcasting media in sport - Television, radio, internet and press
The coverage can vary and be split into 2 different groups
Group A is seen as…read more

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· The performer will learn and progress in a clear structure, their school can teach and develop the
fundamental skills required, a club will train them and enter them in competitions on all levels
regional - internationals
· Sports leaders UK is a registered charity and people can gain qualifications and learn life skills
· Volunteer, many sports clubs need volunteers to continue running successfully and there are
many different roles for a volunteer such as:
· Maintenance
· Cleaning
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· The government have invested £978 million over a 4 year period to develop and deliver PESSCL
strategy (PE, SCHOOL SPORT AND CLUB LINK)
· This strategy involves 9 links:
Sports Colleges, promote excellence in PE, involve families, Link
with sports bodies and committees, share resources, provide
structure
School sport partnerships, Partnerships with other groups
aiming to enhance sporting opportunities, create greater
involvement
Professional development, improve the teaching, quality,
attainment and amount of sport undertaken, increase the
understanding of PE, encourage…read more

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The Effects of Lack of Physical Performance
· Weight increase, if more calories are taken in than are burned off, the result is weight gain.…read more

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· Coordination - the ability to use 2 or more body parts together
· Power - the ability to do strength performances quickly ( power = strength x speed)
· Reaction time - the time between the presentation of a stimulus and the onset of a movement
· Speed - The different rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a
distance in a period of time
Signs of Overtraining
· Inability to concentrate
· Loss…read more

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· Specific - these goals are to the point which could be time or distance for an athlete
· Measurable - these results can be measured and so set against recognized norms
· Achievable - Goals that are challenging but reachable
· Realistic - these goals should be realistic to the level of skill and fitness of the performer
· Time bound - The goals should be times, a timetable of training set out can give the target at
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· Oxygen debt - the amount of oxygen consumed during activity above that which would ordinarily
have been consumed in the same time at rest (this results in a shortfall in oxygen available
· Continuos training - aerobic exercising at a moderate to high level with no rests
· Training threshold - the boundaries of a target zone
· Circuit training - a series of exercise completed in order and for a certain time
· Weight training - progressively lifting heavier…read more

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