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PE, Sport and Fitness

WJEC/Eduqas GCSE PE Study & Revision Guide

Author(s): Sean Williams

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

level: GCSE

isbn: 978-1-911208-57-0

subject: Physical Education

Pages: 136pp



So much more than a traditional revision resource...

This fantastic Study and Revision Guide offers so much more than a traditional revision resource.  Carefully designed to give students clear guidance on every aspect of the GCSE course, it prepares them thoroughly for their final exams. The innovative design allows the content of each topic to be covered in a three-step sequence: knowledge and understanding (AO1) pages begin each topic, followed by (AO2) application of knowledge and then (AO3) analysis & evaluation.


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Written by an experienced teacher and examiner and endorsed by WJEC, this Study & Revision Guide provides high quality support you can trust

Comprehensive support for Unit 1 / Component 1 Introduction to Physical Education

Clear and succinct presentation of the key information needed per topic, ensuring students are fully equipped for assessment

The innovative page design allows a clear focus on the assessment needs for exam success

Recap and summaries per topic present information in diagrammatic and visual styles to aid the revision process



Getting the best from this book

1.1 Health and fitness

1.2 Diet and nutrition

1.3 Components of fitness

1.4 Methods of training

1.5 Principles of training and exercise

2.1 Muscular skeletal system

2.2 Cardio-respiratory and vascular system

2.3 Aerobic and anaerobic exercise

2.4 Short and long-term effects of exercise

3.1 Muscle contractions

3.2 Levers, planes and axes of movement

3.3 Sports technology

4.1 Goal-setting

4.2 Information processing

4.3 Guidance

4.4 Mental preparation and motivation

4.5 Characteristics of a skilled performance

4.6 Skills and types of practice


About the author:

Sean Williams has led and taught Physical Education for over 20 years, and has been a Principal Examiner and Moderator for a major awarding body for over 15 years. In that time he has been responsible for specification development, resources, CPD and assessment and has also been involved in Curriculum development at a National Level.