GCSE Physical Education

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Benefits of Physical Activity

Physical: Loose weight, Improve body shape, Feel good about yourself, Cardiovascular improvement, Increase life expectancy.




Mental: Fun, Relieve build up of stress, Sense of achievement and confidence.




Social: Sense of teamwork, challenge and competetion. Make new friends.

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Physical Activity: Any form of exercise or movement, maybe planned and structured or unplanned and unstructured.




Health: A state of complete social, mental and physical well-being. Not merely in the absence of disease and/or infirmity.




Healthy Lifestyle: A lifestyle that contributes positively to physical, social and mental well-being. Which involves regular exercise and physical activity.

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Levels Of Performance

  • Elite



  • Performance



  • Participation




  • Foundation 
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SMART Targets

A suitable, achieveable goal, made for a certain player with their particular sport, to be a SMART target it must be;



  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Achieveable
  • Realistic
  • Time-Bound
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Influences On Involvement of Physical Activity

Cultural                                                                     People




Image                                                                        Resources




Socio-Economics                                                    Health and Well-Being

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Roles To Be Involved In Physical Activity

  • Volunteer


  • Player


  • Coach


  • Sports Leader


  • Officiator
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Balanced Diet

  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats
  • Minerals
  • Protein
  • Fibre
  • Water
  • Vitamins
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