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Physical Education at Ashfield School

Course description

Do you know where your fibula is? Or your biceps from your triceps? (Anatomy and Physiology)

Did you know that a tennis serve is a closed, discrete and self paced skill? Or that ‘selling a dummy’ is explained by the psychological refractory period? (Skill Acquisition)

Drugs in sport, is it a problem? How can we stop it? London 2012, the legacy for Britain? Mob Football at Ashbourne, how and why does it continue? (Socio-Cultural Studies)

Do you know the difference between stress and eustress? Why do people cheat, are aggressive or ‘choke’ in certain sporting situations? (Psychology) Gentlemen vs Players Cricket, the wall game at Eton, Dribbling at Charterhouse and running with the ball at Rugby! (History)

Can you explain why lactic acid builds up in the muscle during heavy exercise? Or how top performers and coaches plan training so that they are at peak performance for competition? (Physiology)

Entry requirements

5 or more grades A*-C.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashfield School directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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