IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 222 - 226 of 256

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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.

Question 222 (6 of 8 Based on Passage)

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Name an activity that would typically require explosive strength.

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Weight lifting.

Question 223 (7 of 8 Based on Passage)

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Both Tony and Larry use weight training as part of their training programme. What would be the difference in overload (number of repetitions and the size of the weights) needed for Tony and Larry to improve in their different activities?

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Tony: - He will require less no. of repetitions and size of weights.

Larry: - He will require more no. of repetitions and size of weights.

Question 224 (8 of 8 Based on Passage)

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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.

Question 225

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What is the role of a club secretary in a local sports club?

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The Secretary carries out or delegates all of the administrative duties that enable the club/organization and its members to function effectively.

Question 226

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Equation is given. Name which respiration system this equation describes and explain one key feature of it.

Glucose + Oxygen Energy + Carbon dioxide + Water

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Cellular respiration. Cellular respiration is a set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate and then release waste products.

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