IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 248 - 250 of 256

Question 248

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Give two reasons why Fartlek Training is an effective method to use with a performer starting to regain fitness.

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Offers an efficient way to incorporate high intensity and low intensity workouts into one routine

  • Improves athletic performance by mimicking the intensity and flow of competition

Question 249

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Physical fitness

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Physical fitness is the ability to perform daily basis works easily; it is the general state of health and well-being. Physical fitness is generally achieved by performing exercise daily and having a nutritional diet daily.

Question 250

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List down various training methods for endurance development. Explain in detail Fartlek method by giving suitable example.

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  • Short time endurance.
  • Speed endurance.
  • Middle time endurance
  • Long time endurance

Fartlek, which means “speed play” in Swedish, is a training method that blends continuous training with interval training. Fartlek runs are a very simple form of a long distance run. Fartlek training is simply defined as periods of fast running intermixed with periods of slower running.

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