This textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of A2 students following the OCR specification. It is comprehensive, easily accessible and exam focused.The theoretical part of the course (Unit G453) is divided into three components and these are covered in detail. Each chapter has the following special features:learning objectivesdefinitions of key termstips for exam successactivities relating theory to practice'Practice makes perfect' -- exam-style questions with answers to check progressextension materialUnit G454 examines practical application. Guidance on the planning and structure of this aspect of the course is provided at the end of the book.The authors have been especially careful throughout to emphasise the link between theoretical concept and practical performance -- an essential feature of exam success in PE -- by including numerous sporting examples. An online resource offers advice on exam technique and presents a mock exam paper with graded answers.
Emphasises links between theoretical concepts and practical performance with numerous sporting examples Special features include: What you need to know, Key terms, Top Tips, Practice makes perfect Includes free online support with advice on exam technique and sample exam paper with graded answers and commentaries
Emphasises links between theoretical concepts and practical performance with numerous sporting examples
Special features include: What you need to know, Key terms, Top Tips, Practice makes perfect
Includes free online support with advice on exam technique and sample exam paper with graded answers and commentaries
Table of Contents:
IntroductionUNIT G453 Principles and concepts across different areas of Physical EducationHistorical studiesChapter 1 Popular recreation in pre-industrial BritainChapter 2 Rational recreation in post-industrial BritainChapter 3 Sporting development in English public schoolsChapter 4 Drill, physical training (PT) and Physical Education (PE) in state schoolsChapter 5 The United KingdomChapter 6 The United States of AmericaChapter 7 AustraliaSports psychologyChapter 8 Individual influences on the sports performerChapter 9 Playing in a teamChapter 10 Emotional control of sporting performanceBiomechanicsChapter 11 Linear motion in physical activityChapter 12 ForceChapter 13 ProjectilesExercise and sport physiologyChapter 15 Energy and the recovery processChapter 16 Components of physical fitnessChapter 17 Application of the principles of trainingChapter 18 Ergogenic aidsUNIT G454 The improvement of effective performance and the critical evaluation of practical activities in Physical EducationChapter 19 Practical skillsAnswersIndex
About the Author(s):
The book has been written by a team of experienced teachers and authors from Greenhead College.The authors have also written resource packs, unit guides and revision material for Philip Allan Updates.