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Y10 GCSE PE. Short Answer Questions 26.01.2024

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A rugby player is throwing the ball during a lineout.

Identify the following when the ball is released: • the type of joint operating at the elbow • the agonist muscle causing the movement at the elbow when releasing the ball (with a straight arm) • the type of contraction occurring in the ‘agonist’ muscle at the elbow to cause this movement (3 marks)

Define flexibility. Evaluate the importance of flexibility for Helen as she performs in gymnastics. [4 marks]

Explain how Ibrahim’s skeletal and muscular system work together to bring about movement. [3 marks]

Matthew is a Year 7 student who is a very good all box -round sportsman. He has recently undertaken a series of fitness tests to measure his fitness levels.

The multi stage fitness test was used to measure Matthew’s cardiovascular endurance.

Describe the multi stage fitness test. [4 marks]

Explain how a 1500m runner could use speed to their advantage in a 1500m race. [3 marks]

Identify the joint action taking place at the elbow as the arm moves from the downward phase of a bicep curl to the upward phase of a bicep curl. [1 mark]

Identify the main antagonist at the elbow as the arm moves from the downward phase of a bicep curl to the upward phase of a bicep curl. [1 mark]

Identify the type of muscle contraction that is taking place at the elbow as the arm moves from the downward phase of a bicep curl to the upwards phase of a bicep curl. [1 mark]

The Sit and Reach Test measures flexibility. Describe how to carry out this test. [3 marks]

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