A2 PE. The beginning . Unit G453. This unit is worth 70% of your A2 mark. It consists of a 2 ½ hour exam Section A- Answer 1 question on either: Historical Studies Comparative Studies Section B- Answer 2 questions on either Sports Psychology Biomechanics Exercise and sports physiology.
A2 Unit G453
In your envelopes you have a list of dates and description. You have to pair the era with the description and put them in chronological order.
Using the pictures and the video we have just watched, what do you think sport was like in 18th Century ?
Lack of technology, purpose built facilities and money for the masses
Limited transport and communications
A chance to go from rags to riches (for poor) or to show off (for rich)
Simple, unwritten rules
Illiteracy, no NGBs, only played locally
Characteristics of PR
Cultural factors that influenced their development
Work often became the basic of sport
Reflecting the harshness of eighteenth-century rural life
Before the Industrial Revolution, Britain was agricultural and rural
Pre-industrial Britain was predominantly a 2 class society, based on the feudal system.
Free time for recreation on Holy days and annual holidays e.g. shrove Tuesday
In the 18thC , life was cheap, mortality rates were high and public hangings a spectator attraction, so displays of merciless cruelty in the name of entertainment and sport were common.
Participation affected by ………