IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 255 - 256 of 256

Question number: 255

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What do you understand by wellness? List down its components and explain the factors affecting wellness.

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A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

There are seven components of wellness: - Social, Spiritual, Emotional, Occupational, Physical, Intellectual and Environmental.

Following are the factors affecting wellness: -

  1. Health Habits - Health habits include nutritional food or daily workout. Daily eating balanced diet and performing daily workout helps in maintaining wellness.
  2. Heredity – Genes passed through parents in an individual plays very important role in wellness of an individual.

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Define circuit training. Draw the diagram of eight stations along with its advantage.

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Circuit training is a form of body conditioning or resistance training using high-intensity aerobics. It targets strength building and muscular endurance. An exercise “circuit” is one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program.

Advantages: - 1) Maximum result in minimum time.

2) It includes cardio exercises also.

3) It covers almost whole body.

4) Circuit training stations are generally sequenced in a way to alternate between muscle groups, which allows for adequate recovery.

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Image of Circuit Training

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How a circuit training works