IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 178 - 181 of 256

Question 178

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The points at which a muscle joins the bone is Origin or Insertion. How it helps with movement?

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Origin: - Origin is an attachment site which does not move while muscle contraction.

Insertion: - Insertion is an attachment site which moves while muscle contraction.

Question 179

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Give one example of a natural outdoor sport in the countryside. How to adopt it for cities?

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Mountaineering. Now a days urban citizens are getting attracted towards adventurous sports so they are choosing such activities.

Question 180

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Does Smoking affect health of athlete despite being a socially acceptable drug?

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Because of smoking lack of oxygen occurs, it narrows blood vessels, it reduces the stamina of athlete. Some of the health risks include cancer, emphysema and bronchitis. Smoking also increases resting heart rate, this also means that when exercising, your heart rate could possibly rise to dangerous levels in order to meet the physical demands you’re requesting of it.

Question 181

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Describe another test which will assess the same component of fitness.

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Maximal oxygen consumption

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