Physical Education - 22 January


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Ectomorph
The structure or build of a person, especially to the extent to which it exhibits the characteristics of an ectomorph, an endomorph, or a mesomorph.
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Mesomorph
Wide shoulders and and relatively narrow hips. Muscular body. Strong arms and thighs. Not much body fat.
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Endomorph
Wide hips but relatively narrow shoulders. A lot of fat on body, arms, and legs. Ankles and wrists are relatively slim.
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Activities suitable for Ectomorph
Long distance running & High jump - being light and tall is an advantage
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Activities suitable for Mesomorph
Weight training & gymnastics & most activities - broad shoulders give them an advantage
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Activities suitable for Endomorph
Wrestling & Shotput - weight and low centre of mass can be an advantage
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Somatotypes
Basic body shape
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Wide shoulders and and relatively narrow hips. Muscular body. Strong arms and thighs. Not much body fat.

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Mesomorph

Card 3

Front

Wide hips but relatively narrow shoulders. A lot of fat on body, arms, and legs. Ankles and wrists are relatively slim.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Long distance running & High jump - being light and tall is an advantage

Back

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Card 5

Front

Weight training & gymnastics & most activities - broad shoulders give them an advantage

Back

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