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Key terms and Spelling List - Year 11 Physical Education
  • Socio-cultural influences
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    Anabolic steroidsartificially produced hormones that mimic testosterone and are prohibited. They promote muscle and bone growth and reduce recovery time.  
    Beta blockersrestricted drugs that steady the nerves by controlling the heart rate. They have a calming and relaxing effect.  
    Blood dopinga prohibited method that involves removing blood a few weeks before competition and then re-injecting it just prior to competition. It increases the number of red blood cells in the bloodstream, increasing the blood's oxygen carrying capacity.  
    Contract to competean unwritten agreement between opponents to follow and abide by the written and unwritten rules of the sport. 
    Diuretic drugsprohibited drugs that remove fluid from the body by increasing the rate of urination. 
    Gamesmanshipattempting to gain an advantage by stretching the rules to their limit.  
    Home-field advantagegaining an advantage in a sporting event from being in familiar surroundings, with the majority of the spectators supporting you.  
    Hooliganismthe disorderly, aggressive and often violent behaviour by spectators at sporting events.  
    Narcotic analgesicsprohibited drugs that reduce the feeling of pain.  
    Peptide hormonesprohibited drugs that stimulate the production of naturally occurring hormones. EPO is a peptide hormone.  
    Stimulantsprohibited drugs that have an effect on the central nervous system, increasing mental and physical alertness.  
  • Performance analysis assessment
  • Revision of areas for improvement from Mock 1. Preparation for Mock 2.
  • Exam preparation

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