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Healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you STEP-BY-STEP GCSE PE  © Healthy active lifestyles 1.1.1 SECTION ...
<ul><li>What constitutes a healthy, active lifestyle? </li></ul>p.6 1 A healthy active lifestyle is one that contributes p...
p.7 STUDENT TASK:  Add the sentences provided to the correct column in the table. Encourages teamwork and co-operation; en...
<ul><li>How exercise can relieve stress and tension </li></ul>p.7 3 Exercise can benefit the individual in several psychol...
p.7 <ul><li>It helps  relieve stress , and prevents  </li></ul><ul><li>stress related illness   </li></ul><ul><li>Regular ...
p.8 <ul><li>It increases  self-esteem  and  confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Overcoming the physical and mental challenge of  ...
p.8 <ul><li>It contributes to the  enjoyment of life </li></ul><ul><li>Most people who take part in physical activity do  ...
<ul><li>How physical activity can stimulate the individual </li></ul>p.7 4 Taking part in a healthy, active lifestyle can ...
p.9 <ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>As a performer’s  skills   progress and  competence  develops, their desire and ...
p.9 <ul><li>Aesthetic appreciation </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of  technique   by an elite athlete can often be interpre...
<ul><ul><ul><li>a)  Give two reasons why the over 50s tennis player takes part in physical activity.  (2 marks) </li></ul>...
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1.1.1 healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you

  1. 1. Healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you STEP-BY-STEP GCSE PE © Healthy active lifestyles 1.1.1 SECTION 1.1 <ul><li>Chapter content: </li></ul><ul><li>What constitutes a healthy, active lifestyle? </li></ul><ul><li>Classifying the benefits of physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>How exercise can relieve stress and tension </li></ul><ul><li>How physical activity can stimulate the individual </li></ul>Second edition
  2. 2. <ul><li>What constitutes a healthy, active lifestyle? </li></ul>p.6 1 A healthy active lifestyle is one that contributes positively to physical, mental and social wellbeing. <ul><li>This is achieved through: </li></ul><ul><li>Regular exercise and physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>Eating a balanced diet </li></ul><ul><li>Avoiding harmful substances </li></ul><ul><li>Sustaining friendships </li></ul><ul><li>Classifying the benefits of physical activity </li></ul>2 The benefits of physical activity fall into three main categories: <ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological / mental </li></ul>
  3. 3. p.7 STUDENT TASK: Add the sentences provided to the correct column in the table. Encourages teamwork and co-operation; enhances body shape; improves performance; contributes to enjoyment of life; increases fitness; helps relieve stress; develops friendships; helps the individual to feel good Develops friendships Encourages teamwork and co-operation Enhances body shape Increases fitness Improves performance Helps relieve stress Contributes to enjoyment of life Helps the individual to feel good Fulfilment of being part of a team Less prone to injury Improves flexibility Can provide excitement Improves self-esteem Can relieve aggression EXTENSION TASK: If you can think of more benefits add them to the table. Classifying the benefits of physical activity Physical Social Psychological (Mental)
  4. 4. <ul><li>How exercise can relieve stress and tension </li></ul>p.7 3 Exercise can benefit the individual in several psychological ways: <ul><li>It increases an individual’s wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>and helps them to feel good </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise produces a hormone called ‘serotonin’ which makes the body feel good. </li></ul><ul><li>Improved body shape and fitness also contributes to a ‘feel good factor’. </li></ul>
  5. 5. p.7 <ul><li>It helps relieve stress , and prevents </li></ul><ul><li>stress related illness </li></ul><ul><li>Regular exercise can act as a distraction to the problems of daily life which cause tension. </li></ul><ul><li>This distraction can also reduce the risk of stress related illnesses such as depression or anxiety . </li></ul>
  6. 6. p.8 <ul><li>It increases self-esteem and confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Overcoming the physical and mental challenge of an activity can give an individual a sense of achievement . </li></ul><ul><li>Completing a difficult task such as a marathon would increase self-esteem and confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>It contributes to good health </li></ul><ul><li>The fitter a person is the better they fight and recover from illness. </li></ul>
  7. 7. p.8 <ul><li>It contributes to the enjoyment of life </li></ul><ul><li>Most people who take part in physical activity do so because they enjoy it . </li></ul><ul><li>Whether it is the tactical battle of outwitting an opponent or the fun of being part of a team , most people can find a form of exercise that they enjoy. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>How physical activity can stimulate the individual </li></ul>p.7 4 Taking part in a healthy, active lifestyle can stimulate: <ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Working in teams improves cooperation. </li></ul>
  9. 9. p.9 <ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>As a performer’s skills progress and competence develops, their desire and motivation to compete at a higher level may increase. </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Physical activity can present challenging situations. Reaching a goal as an individual or as a member of a team can develop confidence . </li></ul>
  10. 10. p.9 <ul><li>Aesthetic appreciation </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of technique by an elite athlete can often be interpreted by an observer as aesthetically pleasing . </li></ul><ul><li>An athlete can also sense the aesthetics of their actions, judging whether it ‘felt just right’ . </li></ul><ul><li>The development of </li></ul><ul><li>friendships and social </li></ul><ul><li>mixing </li></ul><ul><li>With most sports there is a social side , allowing players to mix and form friendships. </li></ul><ul><li>This interaction can develop a person’s confidence in social situations . </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><ul><ul><li>a) Give two reasons why the over 50s tennis player takes part in physical activity. (2 marks) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>b) i) Making sure you give a different reason than you gave in (a) above, give one reason why the school hockey players take part in physical activity. (1 mark) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ii) State whether the reason is social, physical or mental. (1 mark) </li></ul></ul></ul>Total marks /6 STUDENT QUESTIONS Working in a team Improved cooperation Increased self-esteem Developing friendships 1 Which of the following is considered to be a mental benefit of exercise? (1) X <ul><li>SOCIAL – To improve cooperation / to develop friendships and to mix socially / (or equivalent answers) </li></ul><ul><li>MENTAL – For the competition / for the physical challenge / to relieve stress and prevent stress related illness / to increase self-esteem and confidence / to increase wellbeing and help to feel good about themselves / to contribute to enjoyment of life / for the aesthetic appreciation of the activity / (or equivalent answers) </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICAL – To improve performance / to increase fitness / to contribute to good health / (or equivalent) </li></ul>Accept any answer from a different category given in 3 (a) answers A B C D p.10 The answer must be in the correct category given in 3 (a) answers 2 Which of the following is considered to be a social benefit of exercise? (1) X A B C D Relieving stress Increased self-esteem Increased fitness Improved cooperation

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