BTEC level 3 national sport : performance & excellence by Jennifer Stafford-Brown

By Jennifer Stafford-Brown

Totally up-to-date to mirror the 2010 BTEC nationwide recreation specification, functionality and Excellence pathway, this re-creation of the bestselling textbook presents scholars with all of the wisdom, realizing and abilities to place them at the route to luck with their BTEC nationwide recreation qualification. Written through specialist senior verifiers who've been concerned with the recent qualification's improvement. BTEC point three nationwide activity: functionality AND EXCELLENCE moment version presents whole assurance of each point of the qualification and comprises: --clear studying ambitions and key studying issues --clear structure with student-friendly obtainable textual content --expert evaluate counsel --even extra color images to supply even higher context for college students --clear mapping of information and actions to the proper go, advantage and contrast standards --practical case experiences associated with evaluate

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It produces ATP in the absence of oxygen, and is therefore an anaerobic energy system. Phosphocreatine (PC) is made up of a phosphate and a creatine molecule. When the bond between the phosphate and the creatine is broken, energy is released which is then used to make the bond between ADP and a phosphate. PC stores are used for rapid, high-intensity contractions, such as in sprinting or jumping. These stores only last for about ten seconds. Lactic acid energy system Once our PC stores have run out, we use the lactic acid system.

Digestive system); this process is called vasoconstriction. indb 35 Heart Rate: Anticipatory Increase and Activity Response During exercise, the heart rate needs to be increased in order to ensure that the working muscles receive enough nutrients and oxygen, and that waste products are removed. Before you even start exercising, there is an increase in your heart rate, called the anticipatory rise. The anticipatory rise occurs because when you think about exercising your body releases adrenaline, which makes your heart beat faster.

4). 4 Composition of inhaled and exhaled air Oxygen is extracted from the air and replaced by carbon dioxide. However, most of the oxygen stays in the air and this is why mouth-to-mouth resuscitation works, because there is still 17 per cent available to the casualty. indb 23 It is important to say that when the body produces more energy, the amount of carbon dioxide increases in the body and which dissolves in the water in the body so that it becomes a weak acid. The body does not like the acidity of the blood to increase, so the respiratory centre in the brain speeds up the rate of breathing to get rid of the excess carbon dioxide.

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