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GCSE PE - Theory Section 1.1: 1.2 Influences on Lifestyle

A guide to theory section 1.1 for your GCSE PE course

Overview on Influence on Lifestyle

Topic 1.1.2:  Influences on your healthy, active lifestyle

Students should be able to:

1. Identify key influences that have an impact on them, and others, achieving sustained involvement in physical activity, including:

  • people: family, peers, role models
  • image: fashion, media coverage
  • cultural: age, disability, gender, race
  • esources: access, availability, location, time
  • health and wellbeing: illness, health problems
  • socio-economic: cost, perceived status of the activity

2. Explain the opportunities available to become, or remain, involved in physical activity in a range of roles (including leadership, officiating and volunteering) and the qualities needed to participate in physical activity in this way

3. Explain the sports participation pyramid with regard to the foundation, participation, performance and elite stages

4. Describe the common purposes of initiatives developed to provide opportunities for becoming, or remaining, involved in physical activity:

  • increase participation in sport to improve health, with a focus on priority groups
  • retain people in sport through an effective network of clubs, sports facilities, coaches, volunteers and competition
  • create opportunities for talented performers to achieve successand their contributions to the development of healthy lifestyles.

5. Identify agencies involved in the provisions of opportunities for becoming, or remaining, involved in physical activity, including:

  • Sport England
  • Youth Sport Trust
  • National governing bodies

Agencies in making provisions for involvement in Sport:

Influences of Participation

Paralympics - London 2012 - Sport doesn't care who you are - Everyone can take part - Samsung

Afghan Women's Cricket Team Forms in Kabul as Women in Afghanistan Fight Islamist Influence

Gender Inequality in Sports

Women In Sports: Unequal Underdogs

Pay-to-play sports keeping low-income kids out of the game

Pay-to-play hurting high school sports

"all adidas" Katy Perry & Caroline Wozniacki Women Commercial

adidas Commercial 2012 "all in" (Messi, Beckham, Derrick Rose)

Companies promoting positive body images: