CIE Physical-Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions 221 - 225 of 256

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Tony and Larry are both starting to train for different types of activities. Tony is involved in an endurance activity whilst Larry do activities that require explosive strength.

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What would be the physical signs that they are overtraining?

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Insomnia, irritability, depression, loss of concentration, etc

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Both Tony and Larry use weight training as part of their training programme. What would be the difference in overload (number of repetitions and the size of the weights) needed for Tony and Larry to improve in their different activities?

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Tony: - He will require less no. of repetitions and size of weights.

Larry: - He will require more no. of repetitions and size of weights.

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Name an activity that would typically require explosive strength.

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Weight lifting.

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When they go to the gym it is important that they warm up, why?

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1) Warming up increases body temperature. This heating effect allows muscles and tendons become more extensible.

2) The increase in temperature causes a rise in enzyme and metabolic activity. This improves the efficiency of muscle contraction.

Question number: 225

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What is the role of a club secretary in a local sports club?

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The Secretary carries out or delegates all of the administrative duties that enable the club/organization and its members to function effectively.

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