AQA A-level PE Book 1

For A-level year 1 and AS

Carl Atherton,

AQA A-level PE Book 1: For A-level year 1 and AS

Exam Board: AQA
Level: AS/A-level
Subject: PE
First Teaching: September 2016
First Exam: June 2017

Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with AQA PE for A Level Book 1. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course.

This Student's Book has been selected for AQA's official approval process.

- Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points
- Diagrams to aid understanding
- Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points
- Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding
- Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts
- Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills

Section 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology
1.1 The cardiovascular system (Sue Young)
1.2 The respiratory system (Sue Young)
1.3 The neuromuscular system (Sue Young)
1.4 The musco-skeletal system and analysis of movement in physical activities (Sue Young)
Section 2 Skill acquisition
2.1 Skill acquisition (Carl Atherton)
2.2 Principles and theories of learning and performance (Carl Atherton)
Section 3 Sport and society
3.1 Emergence of globalization of sport in the 21st century (Symond Burrows)
3.2 The impact of sport on society and of society on sport (Symond Burrows)
Section 4 Exercise physiology
4.1 Diet and nutrition and their effect on physical activity and performance (Sue Young)
4.2 Preparation and training methods in relation to maintaining physical activity and performance (Sue Young)
Section 5 Biomechanical movement
5.1 Biomechancial principles and levers (Sue Young)
Section 6 Sport psychology
6.1 Physiological influences on the individual (Carl Atherton)
6.2Further psychological effects on the individual (Carl Atherton)
6.3 Psychological influences on the team (Carl Atherton)
Section 7 The role of technology in physical activity and sport
7.1 The role of technology in physical activity and sport (Symond Burrows)
Section 8 Assessment
8.1 Tackling the AS exam (Ross Howitt)
8.2 Tackling the non-examined assessment (Ross Howitt)

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