IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 192 - 195 of 256

Question number: 192

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Describe one effect on the blood that a person training at altitude may experience.

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Blood pressure falls down if a person is training at altitude.

Question number: 193

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One disadvantage of Fartlek Training when preparing for a long distance race.

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If you are not properly trained, increasingly your pace then lowering it back down can create cramps. Be sure to breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. This should prevent cramps from occurring.

Question number: 194

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Why there has been a steady increase in the number of leisure facilities built in recent years.

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Technology is that one reason why there has been a steady increase in the number of leisure built in recent years.

Question number: 195

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What is the difference between active and passive stretching?

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Active stretching: - Active stretching is when the muscles are stretched using the contraction of an opposing muscle group rather than assistance from external forced. Active stretches require holding the body part still, unlike Passive stretching

Passive stretching: - Passive stretching is when the body part is maneuvered into a position and held there for a set length of time, however it requires a partner, machine, object, wall or floor to generate external force.

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