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AQA Unit 2

Fatigue A feeling of EXTREME physical or mental tiredness
Stress The body’s reaction to a physical, mental, or emotional adjustment
Local Muscular Fatigue when a muscle or group of muscles, is unable to carry on contracting and stops
Apprehensive fearful about the future
Motivation your drive to succeed and desire and energy to achieve something
Stress Fracture a break in the bone caused by repeated application of heavy load or constant pounding, such as running
Tennis Elbow a painful injury or inflammation of the tendon attached to the elbow joint
Internally caused injuries These are injuries where a performer is solely responsible
Externally caused injuries These can be caused by factors other than the performer themselves, such a by the equipment an opponent or even the playing conditions
Dilated Enlarged, expanded or widened
Sprains The overstretching or tearing of ligaments at a joint
Strains The overstretching of a muscle, rather than a joint
Hypothermia Body temperature dropping rapidly
Sternum The chest or breastbone
Alveoli Small air sacs in the lungs where gaseous exchange takes place
Aerobic Respiration Respiration that requires oxygen
Gaseous exchange The process where oxygen is taken into the lungs from the air and exchanged for carbon dioxide
Intercostal Muscles abdominal muscles between ribs which assist breathing process
Lactic Acid A mild poison and waste product of anaerobic respiration
Aerobic respiration Glucose + O2  Energy +CO2 + H2O
Glycogen the main form of carbohydrate storage, which is converted into glucose as needed by the body to satisfy it’s energy needs
Artery Carries blood away from the heart
Capillary Carries blood to and from the body's cells
Vein Carries blood back into the heart
Blood Pressure The force of the circulating blood on the walls of the arteries
Maximum Heart Rate 220 - age =...
Training Zone The range of the heart rate within which a specific training effect will take place
Created by: mkgriffiths10