CIE Physical-Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions 212 - 215 of 256

Question number: 212

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The graph below shows the heart rate of a young performer running on a flat track. What is the performer’s resting heart rate? Why these changes have taken place?

The graph shows the heart rate of a young performer running.

The graph shows the heart rate of a young performer running.

The graph below shows the heart rate of a young performer running on a flat track in detail

Explanation

80 per minute. The main reason is that these changes occur because as per the oxygen demand by the cells.

Question number: 213

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Over arousal can have a negative effect on a sportsperson’s performance. Why? How to overcome it?

Explanation

Arousal increases muscle tension and affects co-ordination. Too much tension can create difficulties. As well, it affects attention. Arousal can affect our behavior such as hands shaking and restless pacing. There are three techniques to control arousal: -

  1. Progressive Muscular Relaxation (P. M. R. )
  2. Music Affirmations.

Question number: 214

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Obesity affects a person’s ability to perform in sports. What are factors that can cause obesity?

Explanation

1) Eating too much junk food.

2) Improper training.

Question number: 215

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A local authority is planning to build a sports centre in their town. How to finalize a location – 2 main factors.

Explanation

(i) It should be built on the outskirts of the town so there will be less pollution as compared to town.

(ii) Plantation should be more around the sports centre.

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