CIE Physical-Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions 246 - 248 of 256

Question number: 246

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You are organizing a multi sports event for your school. Name three activities that you would include in the event and describe a different safety consideration for each activity.

Explanation

Activity 1: - Table tennis.

Safety consideration: - The floor should not be slippery where the matches are going to played because it may lead to slipping of players while playing.

Activity 2: - Cricket.

Safety consideration: - The ground should be covered with turf grass and it should be pebbles free because it minimizes the chances of any player to get injured.

Activity 3: - Hockey.

Safety consideration: - Every player should wear safety gears because hockey is very fast and dangerous game.

Question number: 247

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What is overtraining syndrome? List down five signs of overtraining.

Explanation

Overtraining syndrome is a neuroendocrine disorder characterized by poor performance in competition, inability to maintain training loads, persistent fatigue, reduced catecholamine excretion, frequent illness, disturbed sleep and alterations in mood state.

  1. Muscle Soreness.
  2. Insatiable thirst.
  3. Insomnia.
  4. Depression.
  5. Injury increase.

Question number: 248

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Give two reasons why Fartlek Training is an effective method to use with a performer starting to regain fitness.

Explanation

Offers an efficient way to incorporate high intensity and low intensity workouts into one routine

  • Improves athletic performance by mimicking the intensity and flow of competition
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