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Copy of 1.2.1 Physical Activity and your Healthy Mind and Body
Transcript of Copy of 1.2.1 Physical Activity and your Healthy Mind and Body
Bodies come in all shapes and sizes, but can be grouped into 3 basic types Ectomorph Narrow shoulders
Characterised by Thinness ENDOMORPH Wide hips
Characterised by Fatness MESOMORPH Wide shoulders
Characterised by Muscularity SOMATOTYPES IN SPORT Certain body types are suited to certain sports.
Can you explain this giving examples? ECTOMORPHS ENDOMORPHS MESOMORPHS Starter:
Tear up your A4 paper into 10 pieces.
Write down 10 sports performers on
Put the sports performers into one of the 3
body type circles. Can you fit them all??
Working with your partner put yours and theirs into the circles, do you both agree? Task
Match the sports person to the correct somatotypes ALL: Describe the different body types. (somatotypes) Grade C.
MOST: Explain the effect each can have on performance and participation
SOME: Identify activities where different body types are an advantage. Explain how their somatotype gives them an advantage in their sport. (6 marks) Self assess your answer out of 6 marks.
Now swap your answers with a partner and get them to mark it. Do you both get the same mark? Discuss Home work. Indepentant Research
Find out where you fit on the BMI chart and explore why and how expected and optimum weight varies.
Display your findings in a leaflet.
Discuss height, gender, bone structure and muscle girth. Explain how this may affect participation and performance in physical activity.