Course

Physical Education

Diet-Functions, different energy requirements, Energy balance; daily energy food intake needs to balance daily energy need. Unused energy is stored as fat. Person risks becoming obese. Media -Types of media – television, radio, books, newspapers, magazines, positive influence of the media coverage; Drawbacks of media coverage; Impact of television on sport; Access to Sport- General availability of sport to all: Women, Athletes with disability Gender the role of local community groups in developing traditional sports and activities for ethnic minority groups; the role of local groups in developing a sense of social inclusion through sports. Muscles and tendons- How muscles and their composition, function and action, affect movement and performance: fast twitch for power and strength activities, slow twitch for endurance activities. How activities and exercise affect the composition and efficiency of muscles, focusing on: deltoid, trapezius, pectorals, biceps, triceps, latissimus dorsi, abdominals, gluteals, quadriceps, hamstrings, gastrocnemius. How improved muscle functioning can improve performance and participation in physical activities. The role of antagonistic pairs, prime movers and synergists during a range of physical activities, using examples from the muscles listed above. Coursework- Soccer, Volleyball, Swimming, Basketball, Table tennis, Athletics Sports Volleyball- Recap on previous skills, attacking team skills, techniques of volley and dig, emphasis on attacks through setter putting volley into space, , Practice of spike over full net. Pairs practice away from net with feeder and doer. Into groups of 3, feeder at net, doers jump & spike, then volley in, steps in, jump and spike, demonstration of the rotation system, introduction of full team rules. 6v6 rules and scores to be communicated by selected members of each team.