IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 134 - 139 of 256

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Question 134

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Apart from providing support and movement, what are other functions of the skeleton.

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  • Movement
  • Protection.

Question 135

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Give two training principles to improve performance.

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Specificity Principle & Overload Principle.

Question 136

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Give definition of health and fitness.

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Health is defined as a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being; not merely the absence of illness or infirmity. Fitness is the ability to meet the demands of the environment.

Question 137

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Why feedback is important for inexperienced performer?

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  • So that performer come to know where he is lacking behind and can do workout.
  • So that he can where he actually stands.

Question 138

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Describe two factors to encourage older people to participate in physical activities.

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The number of facilities provided and how much their family are engaged in sports is the main factor.

2. Competitions should be organized specially for senior citizens.

Question 139

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Describe long-term effects of exercise on the respiratory system.

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(1) Increased strength of respiratory muscles:- The diaphragm and intercostal muscles increases in strength. This allows for greater expansion of thoracic cavity. More expansion provides more efficient inhalation and exhalation.

(2) Increased vital capacity:- Vital capacity increases because of greater expansion of thoracic cavity.

(3) Increased oxygen diffused rate:- increase in number and size of capillaries leads to more efficient diffusion. Regular training leads to better transportation of O2/CO2 therefore an increase in oxygen diffusion rate.

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