The Trinity School Physical Education
GCSE Quick Revision
A2 – Health, Fitness, Exercise and Performance
1. Define heath
2. ‘The ability to meet the demands of the environment’ is the definition for?
3. Why is cardiovascular important to a football or hockey player?
4. Give an example of where body composition is an important consideration in sport.
5. Define flexibility and explain its importance in relation to any sport.
6. What is the difference between muscular strength and muscular endurance?
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A2 – Health, Fitness, Exercise and Performance- ANSWERS
1. A complete state of mental, physical and social well-being and not merely the
absence of disease or infirmity
2. Fitness
3. Ability to keep going throughout the game
4. A High jumper with high body fat would not be able to jump, or a very thin sumo
wrestler would struggle.
5. Flexibility is the range of movement at the joint. It reduces your chances of injury.
6. Muscular Strength is the ability to exert a force against a resistance and muscular
endurance is the ability of the muscles to work throughout a physical activity.