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Physical activity and healthy mind and body
1. What are the differences between somatypes endomorph, ectomorph and mesomorph?
2. What effect does your body classification have on participation in sport? Name specific
sports were your body type can be used to your advantage.
3. Give the full definition for the following terms; anorexia; obese; overfat; overweight and
4. Explain how each of the above impact on sustained involvement in physical activity.
5. Explain the effects of smoking and alcohol on general health and physical activity.
6. Give a definition for the following; anabolic steroids; beta blockers; diuretics; narcotic
analgesics; stimulants and peptide hormones.
7. For each of the above state what sport the drug may be used for, the desired effects and
the harmful side effects.
8. Why do some performers risk taking them?
9. Name the different risk groups.
10. Why do a warm up? Why do a cool down?
11. The facilities must be safe and secure ­ this is the job of?
12. Why is protective clothing and equipment vital?
13. Name the four ways of balancing competition. Name three sports and explain how they are
14. For football/rugby, athletics, and rock climbing, name the features and reasons for wearing
the footwear.
15. All sports have rules so that a game can be played ...... and ........
16. What is a PAR-Q? Why have one?
Skeletal system
1. What are the three key functions of the skeletal system?
2. Explain each key function.
3. What is a joint? Name two things joints give us.
4. Name three types of joint.
5. Define the following; flexion, extension, abduction, adduction and rotation.
6. What is the difference between a hinge joint and ball and socket joint? Give an example of
7. Give a sporting example using the five terms to describe how it is carried out.
8. What is osteoporosis?
9. What are weight bearing exercises?
10. A hard tissue injury is a fracture ­ name four types of fracture.
11. Name and define four injuries to joints.
12. What effect does diet have the skeletal system?

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Respiratory system
1. Name the eight parts of the respiratory system.
2. Define each part of the RS.
3. Explain what happens to the diaphragm, ribcage and lungs during inspiration and expiration.
4. Name the two key functions of the RS.
5. Define the following; tidal volume and vital capacity.
6. Fill in the table
Gas Inhaled air Exhaled air
Carbon dioxide
Water vapour
7. Name and explain the two short term effects
8. Name and explain the three long term benefits
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Define the terms isotonic and isometric. Give a sporting example for each.
5. Complete the table below
Factor How exercise affects the factor
Muscular strength
Muscular endurance
Tendons and ligaments
6. What does RICE mean?
7. What happens in a tear/pull/strain injury?
8. Name the four factors affecting the muscular system. Give a short explanation for each one.
9. Name six benefits of having a strong muscular system in everyday life.
Effects of exercise
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What is a SMART goal? Why are SMART goals used in sport? Define each letter.
4. Fill in the table
Type of training Key points Component of fitness
5. How do you calculate your maximum heart rate?
6. What is your aerobic training zone? Explain the key points.
7. What is your anaerobic training zone? Explain the key points.
8. How do you calculate your aerobic and anaerobic training zone?
Components of fitness
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What are the four stages of the sports participation pyramid? Explain each stage.
3. What are the five roles open to sports persons?
4. What are the ten outcomes of high quality PE and sport?
5. Name the four initiatives to keep young people involved in sport.
Reasons for taking part in PA
1. What are the three classifications of reasons?
2. Name the seven benefits of taking part in PA.
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