Physical activity

Thomas Marshall
Mind Map by Thomas Marshall, updated more than 1 year ago
Thomas Marshall
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A mindmap describing what come under the umbrella term physical activity

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Physical activity
1 Sport
1.1 Sport is performed by the selective and the time is already set for the performers.
1.2 It takes place at a specialist facility
1.3 Sport will have strict rules set by the NGB, a competitive nature, high skill and fitness levels, specialist training and coaching, media interest and sponsorship
1.4 Benefits
1.4.1 Intrinsic sense of achievement
1.4.2 Extrinsic for money and fame
2 Physical Recreation
2.1 Venue, time and rules are all decided by particapants
2.2 Available to all
2.3 Lower level of skill
2.4 Benefits
2.4.1 Stress relief
2.4.2 Relaxation
2.4.3 Fun
2.4.4 Meet new people
2.4.5 Learn new skills
2.4.6 General Health and fitness benefits
3 Physical Education
3.1 How- Teaching and learning a variety of sport skills, opportunities for GCSE, A-Level etc., underpinned by physical, social, creative and health development
3.2 When-Part of the national curriculum
3.3 This is in an institution
3.4 Benefits
3.4.1 Contributes to a healthy balanced lifestyle
3.4.2 Gain physical and/or skill benefits
3.4.3 Improved theory knowledge about the body and/or tactics about sports
3.4.4 Personal benefits such as leadership and increased self confidence
3.4.5 Social benefits such as teamwork and communication
3.4.6 Develop sportsmanship, fair play, respect for others
4 Outdoor Recreation
4.1 This is much the same as physical recreation.
4.1.1 These are the only differences It must take place in the natural or semi-natural enviroment Other benefits A sense of adventure An appreciation of the natural enviroment
5 Outdoor education
5.1 Young people and specialist staff take part
5.2 Takes place in natural or semi-natural enviroment
5.3 Takes place as part of the curriculum and schooltrips
5.4 How-Under strict health and safety rules-Learn real and perceived risk
5.4.1 Real risk A risk that can actually hurt you. For example rock climbing without ropes.
5.4.2 Perceived risk A risk that feels like it is there but actually isn't. For example, it feels dangerous rock climbing but with the billet ropes, you are completely safe.
5.5 Benefits
5.5.1 Physical benefits e.g. map reading, survival techniques etc
5.5.2 Personal e.g. increase self confidence / self esteem, overcome fears
5.5.3 Gain valuable leadership skills
5.5.4 Gain a sense of adventure and excitement
5.5.5 Social benefits e.g. teamwork, cooperation, trust
5.6 Reasons why it is not offered in schools that much
5.6.1 Lack of specialist staff
5.6.2 Lack of funding for specialist facilities and equipment
5.6.3 Risk. Teachers are reluctant to take on risks.
5.6.4 Distance from facilities
5.6.5 Time restrictions
6 Key terms in this section
6.1 Physical Prowess – to perform with competence, expertise and proficiency – in other words it is skilfulness
6.2 Physical Endeavour – is effort, enterprise or trying hard
6.3 Sportsmanship – is fair play or observing both written and unwritten rules, whilst showing respect for others and graciousness in both victory and defeat
6.4 Gamesmanship – is stretching the rules to their limit in order to gain an unfair advantage e.g. time wasting or sledging
6.5 Deviance – seriously breaking the rules of the sport
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