Physical Education

Velocity and Acceleration

Velocity and Acceleration   Velocity is speed in a particular direction. Acceleration is the change in velocity. Acceleration is typically given in meters per second per second (m/s2). In each second a velocity gets faster by so many meters per second. Acceleration is often described in gs. Uniform velocity is when the velocity stays the… read more »

The Ancient Olympics: Sports & Events

Since 1896, the year the Olympics were resurrected from ancient history, the Olympics have been a symbol of the camaraderie and harmony  possible on a global scale. The gathering of athletic representatives, the pride of the pack, from participating governments, even throughout the recent Cold War period, is proof that world unity is possible; just… read more »

Weekly Trainning Programme

Weekly Trainning Time Skill / Drill Drill Ref Coaching Points 5:30 – 5:40 Warm-up drills Lay-up And Rebounding Lines Line Running Drills Line Dribbling Drills Stretching 15 17 16 Correct lay-up form – strong rebounds. Footwork, balance. Pivoting technique. Head-up – speed and protection dribbles, change of pace. 5:40 – 5:50 Defensive Stance and Footwork… read more »

Sport Organizations & Presidents of Organizations

Sport Organizations What do these acronyms mean?   WICB – westindes cricket board DAAA – Dominica amateur athletics association DCA – Dominica cricket association NACAC – North America central America Caribbean athletic association CNA – Caribbean netball association CONCACAF – Confederation of north Central America and Caribbean football association Presidents of Organizations   WICB –… read more »

The Autonomic Nervous System

The Autonomic Nervous System Central Nervous System (CNS) Brain Spinal cord  Peripheral Nervous System Nerves Sense organs      Peripheral Nervous System  Nerves                                            involuntary                                                Autonomic Nervous SysteM  Cranial nerves (12 pairs)                                                      Parasympathetic                                                                                                                Nervous system Spinal nerves (31 Pairs)         Sympathetic nervous system                  (Operates under stress)               (Operate under rest)                                                                                                                                     Results in:… read more »

What is physical education?

Physical Education What is physical education?   The Definition Physical education simply means: the study to provide one with information and practical experiences that will help one to make decision about one physical, social and mental well being.

Principles of Training(S.P.O.R.T)

Principles of Training S.P.O.R.T 1.    Specificity – training for your own particular sport.   2.    Progression – starting exercise slowly and gradually building up.   3.    Overload – you work harder than you would normally do.   4.    Reversibility – we eventually loose fitness if we stop training.   5.    Tedium – making training interesting… read more »

Modern Olympic games(Begining)

Modern Olympic games   The first Olympic game started in 776bc as a festival in honor of Zeus the father of the Greek gods of mount Olympus.   >>It was abolished (stopped) in 394ad when the roman emperor felt that it went against their religious belief.   The Games Done Boys in Greece = jumping… read more »

Methods of Energy Training

Training The Energy Systems Methods of Energy Training Aerobic Aerobic respiration – the production of energy using oxygen. Aerobic training zone – you work within 60-80 % of your maximum heart rate. Anaerobic Anaerobic respiration – the production of energy without using oxygen. Anaerobic training – you work about 80% of your maximum.

The Six Types of Body Movements

How Movement Occur Movement occurs when a muscle contracts and pulls on a bone and another muscle relaxes to allow a bone to move.   The Six Types of Body Movements   1.     Flexion – is a bend that decrease angle at two bones. 2.    Extension – is a movement which straightens there by increasing… read more »

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