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P.E. Revision

Section 1.1: A Healthy, active lifestyle
Topic 1.1.1: Healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you

1. The three categories of a healthy, active lifestyle
A healthy active lifestyle is: a lifestyle that contributes positively to physical, mental and social wellbeing, and
includes regular exercise and physical…

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Involvement with other people therefore improving links.

Topic 1.1.2: Influences on your healthy, active lifestyle

4. Influences on taking part
Many factors affect participation in physical activity. There are six main groups:

Most people's choice of activity is influenced by others.
o Children frequently take part in the…

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o Facilities need to be open at the right times.
Health and Wellbeing
o People who are ill cannot take part.
Health Problems
o These can affect participation in sport. E.g. people who have asthma may not be able to take part
in sports which require a lot of…

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Active Kids Programmes
o Various supermarkets run voucher programmes in which vouchers can be exchanged to buy
sporting equipment.

6. Sports participation pyramid

The Stage where most participants are likely to be learning/experiencing basic sporting skills.

The stage where young people begin to participate regularly.

Young people…

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Ability to meet the demands of the environment.

People exercise to improve fitness so that they can lead an active life without undue strain on their health and, in
some cases, so they can participate in sport.

How well a task is completed.

Fit but not healthy

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The ability to change the position of the body quickly and to control the movement of the whole body.
Changing direction at speed.
Sports like gymnastics and also rugby (dodging opponents) require agility.

The ability to retain the centre of mass (gravity) of the body above the base of…

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Speed can be improved with practise.

Topic 1.1.4: Physical activity as part of your healthy, active lifestyle

10. Assessing your fitness levels
Personal readiness, PAR-Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire)
This asks you questions such as Do you experience chest pains? If any of the questions are answered 'no', you

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Matching training to the requirements of an activity.
E.g. if you want to improve on cardiovascular fitness, training must be matched to the needs of the
A goalkeeper has different requirements to a striker.

Gradually increasing/progressing the amount of exercise you are doing.
E.g. learn to control…

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o The method(s) of training chosen to achieve the goals.
o Overlaps with specificity.

12. Goal Setting

This means knowing exactly what the goal is.
E.g. "I want to run 100m more in the Cooper's Run."

This means that is…

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o Heart rates can be measured and shown on graphs to evaluate session.
o Takes place over short periods or bursts.
o It includes repetitions of high quality work which raises the pulse to near maximum.

Very similar to interval training.
Originated in Sweden.
A combination of fast and…


Sarah Tierney


Thank you that was really helpful :)

Caitlin Ward


Those revision notes are amazing!! Saves me so much time trying to find all the information...



Thank you so much! Really helpful!

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