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what is meant by the term competitive
an activity that involves some form of contest or rivalry
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give the definition of recreational
any form of play, amusment or relaxation performed as a sport or hobby
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what can cause a performer to experience stress?
If a performer has anxiety or nervousness this can add to their stress levels bcos if you become over anxious you are likely to mkae mistakes, if you become very nervous it will make you feel very agitated and tense which can lead to shaking
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what is a stress fracture?
a stress fracture is a break in the bone caused by repeated application of constant pounding on a surface
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how will no funding affect a participants performance
it will affect a performance becuase better funding means better facilties and equiptment and possibly even hiring a personal trainer
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why is using correct technique vital when preventing injury
it is important to use the correct technique bcos using the wrong technique can result in injuries from both player and opponent.
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What is a sudden injury?
this is when you are taking part in a physical activity and there is a strain put on the body owing to stretching or twisting
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How could eqiptment affect a players perfromance?
equiptment could damage a players performance such as too tight trainers giving blisters or studs being too sharp and hurting opponents
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what pre cautions should be taken at a sporting event?
A risk assesment should be carried out, warm up and cool down after and before, all rules and codes of conduct should be followed.
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what is a sprain?
the overstreching of a muscle
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what is a stretch?
the overstretching or tearing of a ligamnet at a joint
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what does rice mean, explain each part to it?
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Rest - stop straight away ro rest injury, Ice - apply ice to take down swelling and eliminate pain, Compression- put a bandage or tape to give support to injured area, Elevation- raise injured area drain away fluid
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What is hypothermia?
rapid cooling of the body when temperature drops very quickly
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equation of aerobic respiration
glucose + oxygen -> energy + carbon dioxide + water
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what is aerobic respiration?
Breathing with oxygen
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what is anaerobic repiration?
breathing without oxygen
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what is gaseous exchange and where does it take place
gaseous exchange is th process where oxygen is taken in from the air and exchanged for carboon dioxide, this rakes place in the alveolis which are situated in the lungs
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