IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 155 - 159 of 256

Question number: 155

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What extreme body type is related to sumo wrestler?

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I would like to associate Endomorph body type with a sumo wrestler.

Question number: 156

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Give example of an involuntary muscle and its importance.

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Cardiac muscles and its job is to pump blood through the miles of blood vessels in your body. If the cardiac muscle stops, you stop.

Question number: 157

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Name and describe a test to depict level of flexibility of an individual.

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The sit and reach test is a common measure of flexibility, and specifically measures the flexibility of the lower back and hamstring muscles. This test is important as because tightness in this area is implicated in lumbar lordosis, forward pelvic tilt and lower back pain.

Question number: 158

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Two ways why improved health care influences people participation in sports.

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1) people are now more enthusiastic towards sports

2) they enjoy playing and watching sports.

Question number: 159

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Why is it important for gaseous exchange to be efficient for a performer to play well?

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Efficient gaseous exchange for a performer is very important to play well because if gaseous exchange is inefficient then his blood will not get oxidized and carbon dioxide from blood will not be released then his body will not support his performance and then will not be able to perform well.

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