Revision notes on play for AS Physical Education, Contemporary.

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Adults play to relieve themselves from the everyday stresses of life including work and
house chores. Children play to mimic adult life such as dressing up in army and
nurse costumes.
Characteristics of Play
Spare Time
Limited Rules
Limited equipment
Values of Play
Environmental ­ Learning to respect the environment
Physical ­ Learning new skills
Social ­ Learning to make new friends and socialise with new people
Morale ­ Playing fairly by the rules when an official isn't present
Cognitive ­ Learning to make up new games with rules to suit the surroundings.


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