IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 215 - 218 of 256

Question number: 215

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A local authority is planning to build a sports centre in their town. How to finalize a location – 2 main factors.

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(i) It should be built on the outskirts of the town so there will be less pollution as compared to town.

(ii) Plantation should be more around the sports centre.

Question number: 216

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Many performers choose to train at altitude. Give example and how it benefits.

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Cycling. Exposure to high altitude could theoretically improve an athlete’s capacity to exercise. Exposing the body to high altitude causes it to acclimatize to the lower level of oxygen available in the atmosphere.

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Tony and Larry are both starting to train for different types of activities. Tony is involved in an endurance activity whilst Larry do activities that require explosive strength.

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Explain a safety factor to apply to Plyometric training to prevent injury.

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1) Perform plyometric before other types of training to be finish.

2) Perform cardiovascular and flexibility warm up prior to starting.

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Both choose to use Plyometric Training, explain why with examples.

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Main feature of plyometric training is that it enhances performance and also increases muscle strength.

Example: Depth jumps.

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