CXC Integrated Science exam guide: Section C: Sport and Body Functions



CXC Integrated Science exam guide: Sport and Body Functions


CXC Integrated Science Exam Guide

Section C- Recreation

 

General objectives of the section:

Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of:

1.

The scientific concepts , principals and skills involved in recreational activities;

2.

The scientific concepts, principals and skills involved in the handling of equipment;

3. The positive and negative aspects of leisure and recreational activities as regards the well-being of the individual and of the society;
4. The basic principals and functioning of audio visual aids used during leisure.

UNIT I- SPORT AND BODY FUNCTIONS

Specific Objectives

Students should be able to:

Explanatory notes
Suggested Practical Activities

1

Discuss the physiological effects of exercise

Strengthening of muscles, effect on circulatory and respiratory system, balancing energy intake and output

 

 

2

Discuss dietary needs for specific activities and the timing of meals prior to physical activities

 

 

 

3

Discuss the effects of drugs and other techniques used in performance enhancement of athletes

Blood boosting to increase the number of red blood cells; use of hormones (steroids); diet and training programs

 

4

 

* discuss the ethics of using drugs and other methods to alter performance  

 

 

5

*discuss the physiological effects of exposure to sun;

 

 

6 Discuss factors to be considered in selecting recreational activities The effects of age, sex and diet on health  

Go to Section C: UNIT II: SPORTS IN AIR/WATER

 


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