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what is the definition of somatotype?
body shape, e.g endomorph, mesomorph and ectomorph
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what are endomorphs best suited for?
specific sports that do not require high levels of speed or mobility, due to their additional weight
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what are mesomorphs best suited for?
specific sports that requite speed, strength and power.
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what are ectomorphs best suited for?
endurance type events
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what does an endomorphs bodytype consist of?
wide hips and narrow shoulders, has a rounded appearance, usually has trouble losing weight but can gain muscle.
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what does an mesomorphs bodytype consist of?
wide shoulders, narrow hips, muscular build, little body fat, gain muscle quite easily
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what does an ectomorphs bodytype consist of?
narrow shoulders and hips, tall, thin, lightly muscled, delicate build
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what activities would best suit an mesomorph?
100m sprint
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what activities would best suit an ectomorph?
long-distance running
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what is the definition of dehydration?
the loss of water from the body
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how does the weather affect the participant and their performance?
too wet, too hot, too windy, too misty, too dark, too foggy, too sunny
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how does pollution affect a performance?
severe air pollution could affect both training and participating because it is a massive health risk in physical activity
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how does altitude help or affect a performance?
performers who regularly perform at high altitude will gain the advantage of increasing the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. however someone that isnt used to it will find it difficult, leaving them breathless
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how does humidity affect a performance?
high humidity can result in performers becoming over heated and dehydrated. because high humidity stops the sweat evaporation
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how does access to a location affect a performance?
some rural areas may not have very good puplic transport, making it hard for people to get to facilities if they dont have a car
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how might terrain(natural features e.g hills) affect a performance?
it might be difficult to access
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