PE GCSE Keywords

"With oxygen". If exercise is not too fast and is steady, the heart can supply all the oxygen muscles need.
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To be able to see the beauty in performance
Aesthetic appreciation
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The ability to change te position of the body quickly and to control the movement of the whole body
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Drugs that mimic the male sex hormone testosterone and promote bone and muscular growth
Anabolic steriods
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"Without oxygen". If exercise is done in short, fast bursts, the heart cannot supply blood and oxygen to muscles as fast as the cells use them.
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Pertraining to anorexia; a prolonged eating disorder due to a loss of apetite.
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The ability to retain the bodys centre of mass (gravity) above the base of support with references to static (stationary) or dynamic (changing), conditions of movement, shape and orientation
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A diet which contains an optimal ratio of nutrients
Balanced diet
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Drugs that are used to control the heart rate and that have a calming effect and relaxing effect.
Beta blockers
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Force exerted by the heart as it pumps blood out of the heart and into the arteries ( systolic high pressure) and it is low whe it relaxes between beats (diastolic).
Blood Pressure
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The percentage of body weight which is fat, muscle and bone.
Body composition
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The amount of blood ejected from the heart in one minute
Cardiac output
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The ability to exercise the entire body for long periods of time.
Cardiovascular fitness
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Blood fat which the body needs in moderate amounts.
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A set of 6 to 10 exercises performed at stations in an organised pattern.
Circuit training
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The relationship between; skill, the selection and application of the skills, tactics, strategies and compositional ideas..
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A test for cardiovascular fitness
Cooper's run test
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The ability to use two or more body parts together
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Using more than one training method
Cross training
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Drugs that elevate the rate of bodily urine excretation
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Individuals with narrow shoulders and narrow hips, characterised by thinness
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Individuals with narrow shoulders and wide hips, characterised by fat
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A type of peptide hormone that increases the red blood cell count
Enrythropoietin (EPO)
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A form of physical activity done to maintain or improve health and/or physical fitness.
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This training allows an athlete to run at varying speeds, over unmeasured distances, on different terrains.
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The ability to meet the demands of the environment
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Frequency, intensity, type and time
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The range of movement possible at a joint
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A state of complete mental, physical and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.
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Exercise which is undertaken primarily to improve health and fitness for life.
Health related exercise
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A lifestyle that contributes positively to physical, mental and social wellbeing, and that includes regular physical activity
Healthy active lifestyle
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The number of times the heart beats each minute
Heart rate
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Disease related to too little activity.
Hypokinetic disease
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Scientific term for an increase in the size of muscle
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Matching training to the requirements of an individual
Individual needs/differences
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Muscle contraction which results in increased tension but the length does not alter.
Isometric contraction
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Muscle contraction which results in limb movement
Isotonic contraction
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A place where two or more bones meet
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A tissue that joins bone to bone
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Individuals with wide shoulders and narrow hips, characterised by muscle
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Interval training, continous training, circuit training, fartlek training, cross training.
Method of training
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The ability to use voluntary muscles many times without getting tired
Muscular endurance
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Muscles may be arranged in groups according location and/or function
Muscle groups
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The amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance.
Muscular strength
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Drugs that can be used to reduce the feeling of pain
Narcotic analegsics
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A term used to describe people who are very overfat
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Best weight or desirable weight- the best weight a player performs at.
Optimum weight
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A way of saying you have more body fat than you should have.
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Fitness can only be improved through training more than you normally do.
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Having weight in excess of normal ( not harmful unless accompanied by overfatness).
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The amount of oxygen consumed during recovery above that which would ordinarily been consumed in the same time at rest.
Oxygen Debt
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Physical activity readiness questionnaire
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Personal exercise programme
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Drugs that cause production of other hormones
Peptide Hormones
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How well a task is completed
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Pe and school sport club links
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Any form of exercise or movement
Physical activity
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The ability to do strength performances quickly ( power= strength x speed )
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To gradually increase the amount of overload so that fitness gains occur, but without potential for injury
Progressive overload
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The between the presentation of a stimulus and the oneset of a movement.
Reaction time
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The required for repair of damage to the body caused by training or competition
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Restoring (an injury) to its normal functioning state
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The period of time allotted to recovery
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Any adaptation that takes place as a consequence of training will be reversed when you stop training
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Rest, ice, compression, elevation
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A person you can aspire to, to make you into a better person. Often have qualities that we would like to have.
Role Model
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Respect for, or a favourible opinion of oneself.
Self esteem
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Exercise which is undertaken primarily to improve sporting activity
Skill related fitness
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Specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time bound
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May be based on a persons income, education, and occupation.
Socio economic status
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Classification of body types
Somato type
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Matching training to the requirements of an activity
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The different rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time
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Drugs that have an effect on the central nervous system, such as increase mental or physical alertness
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The volume of blood pumped out of the heart by each ventricle during one contraction
Stroke volume
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The range within which an individual needs to work for aerobic training to take place. (60 to 80 percent of maximum heart rate)
Target zone
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A tissue that joins muscle to bone.
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A well planned programme which uses scientific principles to improve performance
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The boundaries of a target zone
Training threshold
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Weighing less than is normal, healthy or required.
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