CXC Study Guide: Physical Education and Sport for CSEC
$17.49

CXC Study Guide: Physical Education and Sport for CSEC

By Linda Goodwin, Sally Fountain, June Caddle, Theophilia Charles
US$ 17.49
Book Description

Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council, this Study Guide provides you with support to maximise your performance in CSEC Physical Education and Sport. Written by teachers, examiners and experts in the field, it covers all the elements of the syllabus in the examination in an easy-to-use double-page-spread format and a range of features designed to enhance study. Features include activities and tips, as well as examination practice and sample
answers to build assessment confidence.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1 Historical developments
    • 1.1 Physical education and sport
    • 1.2 The organization of sport
    • 1.3 Physical education and sport as part of ancient culture
    • 1.4 PE and sport from the Medieval to Renaissance times
    • 1.5 Early influenceson PE and sport in the Caribbean
    • 1.6 PE and sport in the 20th Century
    • 1.7 Physical education and sport in the Caribbean
    • 1.8 The Olympic Games
    • 1.9 The Summer Games of the modern era
    • 1.10 Major multi-sport events
    • 1.11 Major single sport events
    • 1 Summary questions
  • Unit 2 The skeletal system
    • 2.1 The structure and organisation of the human body
    • 2.2 How body systems work together
    • 2.3 The role of the skeleton
    • 2.4 The structure and types of bone
    • 2.5 Bone growth
    • 2.6 The vertebral column
    • 2.7 Different types of joint
    • 2.8 The analysis of movement
    • 2.9 Synovial joints
    • 2 Summary questions
  • Unit 3 The muscular system
    • 3.1 Different types of muscle
    • 3.2 The muscular system
    • 3.3 Muscles and movement
    • 3.4 Posture
    • 3.5 Muscles and exercise
    • 3.6 Revision update
    • 3 Summary questions
  • Unit 4 The circulatory system and the respiratory system
    • 4.1 The heart and double circulation
    • 4.2 The heart and exercise
    • 4.3 The blood vessels
    • 4.4 What is blood made of?
    • 4.5 The importance of the circulatory system
    • 4.6 What is the respiratory system?
    • 4.7 Breathing and exercise
    • 4.8 Cell respiration
    • 4 Summary questions
  • Unit 5 The analysis of movement
    • 5.1 The nervous system
    • 5.2 The excretory system
    • 5.3 The digestive system
    • 5.4 Integumentary system
    • 5 Summary questions
  • Unit 6 Concepts of fitness
    • 6.1 Health and fitness
    • 6.2 General and specific fitness
    • 6.3 Factors affecting fitness
    • 6.4 Somatotyping
    • 6 Summary questions
  • Unit 7 Training and effects
    • 7.1 Principles of training
    • 7.2 Planning a training programme
    • 7.3 Testing your cardiovascular fitness
    • 7.4 Testing muscles
    • 7.5 Testing body composition and skill
    • 7.6 Training and energy systems
    • 7.7 Methods of training (1)
    • 7.8 Methods of training (2)
    • 7.9 Methods of training (3)
    • 7.10 The training session and recovery
    • 7.11 Summary of training effects
    • 7 Summary questions
  • Unit 8 Skills and other factors affecting performance
    • 8.1 Skill in sport
    • 8.2 Other factors affecting performance
    • 8.3 Psychological factors
    • 8.4 Motion, force and stability
    • 8.5 Preventing injuries
    • 8.6 Sport-related injuries
    • 8.7 Treating injuries
    • 8.8 Some dangerous conditions
    • 8.9 Emergency procedures
    • 8 Summary questions
  • Unit 9 Health and nutrition
    • 9.1 Diet and its effects on the body
    • 9.2 Nutrients and their role in the diet
    • 9.3 Vitamins and their role in diet
    • 9.4 Minerals, fibres and water, and their role in diet
    • 9.5 A balanced diet
    • 9.6 A healthy lifestyle
    • 9 Summary questions
  • 10 Trends and issues
    • 10.1 Sport and politics
    • 10.2 Gender and sport
    • 10.3 Behaviour in sport
    • 10.4 The fight against drugs in sport
    • 10.5 Drugs in sport
    • 10.6 Factors affecting participation
    • 10.7 Sport and the media
    • 10.8 Sport and TV
    • 10.9 Commercial and legal issues
    • 10.10 Technology in sport
    • 10.11 Sport and the environment
    • 10 Summary questions
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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