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AQA GCSE Physical Education Resource Pack

AQA GCSE Physical Education Resource Pack (2016 Specification)

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This resource pack has been specifically designed for students studying the GCSE AQA (2016) specification in Physical Education, containing a number of high quality GCSE Theory PowerPoint presentations ready to use in your classroom. Using a Learn, Apply, Practice approach, it helps students use and apply knowledge straight away, and gives you confidence that GCSE lessons will inspire and challenge students to achieve their potential.

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This resource pack has been specifically designed for students studying the AQA GCSE Physical Education specification (2016), containing a number of high quality GCSE Theory PowerPoint presentations ready to use in your classroom. Using a ‘Learn’, ‘Apply’, ‘Practice’ approach, it helps students use and apply knowledge straight away, and gives you confidence that GCSE lessons will inspire and challenge students to achieve their potential.

The pack contains learning objectives, links to helpful YouTube videos, think-pair-share questions, application tasks for students to use with knowledge gained, and practice exam questions. It also includes mark schemes in all topic areas.

AQA GCSE Physical Education

Paper 1 – The human body and movement in physical activity and sport

Applied anatomy and physiology

  • The structure and functions of the musculoskeletal system
  • The structure and functions of the cardio-respiratory system
  • Anaerobic and aerobic exercise
  • The short and long term effects of exercise

Movement analysis

  • Lever systems, examples of their use in activity and the mechanical advantage they provide in movement
  • Planes and axes of movement

Physical training

  • The relationship between health and fitness and the role that exercise plays in both
  • The components of fitness, benefits for sport and how fitness is measured and improved
  • The principles of training and their application to personal exercise/training programmes
  • How to optimise training and prevent injury
  • Effective use of warm up and cool down

Use of data

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how data are collected – both qualitative and quantitative
  • Present data (including tables and graphs)
  • Analyse and evaluate data

Paper 2 – Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport

Sports psychology

  • Classification of skills (basic/complex, open/closed)
  • The use of goal setting and SMART targets to improve and/or optimise performance
  • Basic information processing
  • Guidance and feedback on performance
  • Mental preparation for performance

Socio-cultural influences

  • Engagement patterns of different social groups in physical activity and sport
  • Commercialisation of physical activity and sport
  • Ethical and socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport

Health, fitness and well-being

  • Physical, emotional and social health, fitness and well-being
  • The consequences of a sedentary lifestyle
  • Energy use, diet, nutrition and hydration

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