CIE Physical-Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions 78 - 81 of 256

Question number: 78

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There has been an increase in the number of women participating in sport in recent years. What has contributed to this increase?

Explanation

Inspiration is the biggest factor like one woman participated in any sports and wins so she becomes famous and this inspires other women and girls. More media also encouraged women participation in sports. In recent years women participation was also encouraged by government. And now there is a women quota in sports so that a fixed number of women participation is compulsory.

Question number: 79

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Arousal is important for a sportsperson to be a good performer. Why? What are the expected signs? How to prevent it?

Explanation

Arousal directly affects concentration and attention of sportsperson.

A coach can observe that the player is nervous, excited, profuse sweating, etc.

By doing meditation over arousal can be prevented.

Question number: 80

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Why rest is an important part of a training programme.

Explanation

Rest is very important part of training period because, rest prevents us from injuries, our muscles need rest. Continue training badly affects our performance, over training affects sleep.

Question number: 81

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An athlete wants to improve his physical fitness in preparation for a long distance running event. He uses Circuit Training program. Describe two key elements of Circuit Training and its advantages. What alternative training method could the athlete use to get ready for the event?

Explanation

1) It targets strength building and muscular endurance.

2) It also enhance cardiovascular fitness.

Advantages of using a Circuit Training programme are:

It increase the ability of our body to burn calories while in rest. The exerciser gets muscles by doing this training. Circuit training overall increases the amount of oxygen that a person consumes post exercise.

Steady pace training.

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