GCSE Physical Training

GCSE level Sports Training principles explained covering training methods, fitness testing, skills, motivation and arousal.

This section will look at the different principles of training as well as the FITT principle

The aim of this lesson is to find out about the psychological side of performing, motivation and arousal (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

The aim of this lesson is to learn about first aid treatment for sporting injuries and more serious injuries (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

The aim of this lesson is to learn about common sporting injuries and prevention techniques (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

The aim of this lesson is to learn about fitness testing methods and reasons why we test (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

This section focusses on the different types of training with advantages and disadvantages.

The aim of this lesson is to find out about how training sessions are planned to be relative to the individual and the sport (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

Flexibility has many different names, such as mobility and suppleness, but they are all the same thing. Flexibility is how far your joints move which depends on the elasticity of your muscles.

In most GCSE courses, you will be required to know 10 different components of fitness. They are listed and defined below.

There are two kinds of endurance:

Muscular

  • Your muscles can continue to exert a lot of force for a long period
  • The feeling of heaviness and weakness means your muscles are fatiguing
  • Athletes with high muscular endurance have higher proportions of slow twitch muscle fibers
  • Muscular endurance can be increased through weight training