Physical Education A Level at Kingsmead School
AS - Two Modules
Theory Unit - 60% - 2 Hour Exam (Unit G451)
Anatomy and Physiology
Bones, Joints, Muscles, Muscle Innervations, Cardiovascular Control and Response to Exercise, Respiratory System - Pulmonary and Celluar Gaseous Exchange and Bio Mechanics
Aquiring Movement Skills
Classification of Skill, Information Processing, role of Memory, Feedback, Reaction Time, Transfer Effects of Arousal Level
The organisation of sport in the UK and in other areas of the world. The surviving British ethnic sports, Performance enhancing products, Sponorship and the media, Violence in Sport and The Olympic Games.
A2 - Two Modules
Theroy Unit 70% - 2 1/2 Hour Exam (Unit G453)
Exercise and Phiology
The role of the energy systems in enhancing performance. Training methods and principals to improve VO2 Max, strength and flexibility. The role of the Ergogenic Aids.
Personality and sport, Group dynamics i.e creating team cohesiveness, Leadership, the mental control needed for optimum performance. Control of arousal levels. The affects of an audience.
Sport pre 1800, what changes occurred as a result of the Industrial Revolution. the creation of the National Governing Bodies and the origins of the present major games. Public schools and their influence on sport and The development of sport within the state education system.
How to apply
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