Age and disability

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what is meant by the key term physiological factor?
one that affects your living body and therefore effects you physically
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young children cannot cope with difficult tasks, what does this affect?
their ability to learn and practise
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what happens to your flexibility as you get older?
it decreases with age and therefore makes certain activities more difficult when you get older e.g gymnastics
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what happens to your oxygen capacity and reaction time as you get older?
it decreases
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what happens to injury and disease as you get older?
more common as your bones become brittle and recovery takes longer
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what happens to your skill level as you get older?
start to increase as you get into your teens and twenties but declines as you get older.
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what happens to your strength as you get older?
starts to increase as you get older, peaking in the twenties and thirties but then decreasing as you get into your forties
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why is age division put into place?
they are used because they are physiological factors which can either be an advantage or disadvantage for an individual, such as strength/flexibility/skill levels. examples of age divisions include under fourteens/under sixteens etc.
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types of disabilitys?
physical, mental, permanent, temporary
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how are disabled people catered for in activities?
adapted activities, such as wheelchair basketball, which has specific rules as to how the wheelchairs can be used in contact
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how are the disabled people catered for in equipment?
adapted equipment, such as in footballs for blind people they have ball bearings inside the ball so that the players can hear the ball moving.
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how is disability classifications a benefit?
this means disabled competitors can compete with others that have the same or familiar disabilitys to make the competition fair.
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examples of provision for the disabled?
wider parking bays in carparks, ramp access for wheelchairs, disabled lifts, automatic doors, special changing areas and toliets, wider corridors
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give four ways that disability might affect participation in physical activity?
physical/health difficulties, lack of strength, lack of role models, lack of money, mental problems, difficulties in transport
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young children cannot cope with difficult tasks, what does this affect?

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their ability to learn and practise

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what happens to your flexibility as you get older?

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what happens to your oxygen capacity and reaction time as you get older?

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what happens to injury and disease as you get older?

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