Physical Education

Anatomy and physiology

The skeleton and muscles

The human skeleton
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Learn the names of the different bones in the human skeleton with this drag 'n' drop labelling exercise. (worksheet)

Muscular system
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Learn where the major muscle groups of the body are located with this labelling exercise.

Antagonistic muscles pairs: biceps and triceps
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An animation that shows how the biceps and triceps work together in order to flex and straighten the arm.

Respiration and breathing

Breathing: inhalation and exhalation
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An animation illustrating what happens when we breathe in and out.

Lung capacity
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A labelling activity that will help you to understand the different regions of a lung capacity chart or spirometer.

The respiratory system
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Label the parts of the respiratory system. This resource also contains a diagram of alveoli. (worksheet)

Gaseous exchange
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A sequence of animations showing the means by which we get oxygen from the air into our blood and carbon dioxide out of our blood into the air.

Venn diagram: aerobic & anaerobic respiration
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A Venn diagram activity to introduce your pupils to the differences between aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

Aerobic & anaerobic respiration word equations
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A drag and drop activity in which pupils are required to construct the word equations of aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

The heart and circulatory system

The heart and circulatory system
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This beautiful animation shows your pupils how the chambers and valves of the heart function in order to pump blood around the body. This resource includes an animated schematic of the circulatory system. The interactive labels provide you with a number of class activities for teaching your pupils the structure of the heart.

Performance

Health

Paint a pie chart : causes of death
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Do you know the major causes of death? You might be surprised. This resource is a useful ice-breaker to start your pupils thinking about health issues.

Fitness

Fitness: definitions of key terms
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A set of glossary games to make sure you know the key vocabulary used when discussing fitness.

Training

Training methods: glossary games
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Play these quiz games to test your knowledge of training methods.

Measuring performance

Beep test
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Keep track of fitness levels and monitor progress with this multistage test that involves running between two cones spaced 20 metres apart before you hear the next beep.

Stopping distances
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Are your reactions fast enough to stop in time when granny jumps into the road? Find out how thinking and stopping distances are affected when you drive at different speeds. Change the car mass, brakes and tyres and discover what difference that makes. You can even decide to be sleepy or drunk!

The ultimate reaction test
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An addictive reaction test with loads of uses for practical work. Find out your reaction speed and whether it changes when you're tired, hungry or buzzing on coffee.

Skills

Open and closed skills: value line activity
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Most skills are not totally closed or totally open but fall somewhere in between the two extremes. In this activity you must decide where different skills should be placed on a value line.

Injuries and treatment

Sporting injuries: general knowledge quiz
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Test your knowledge of injuries in sport. Who knows, this stuff could come in handy one day!

DR ABC - emergency response
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Would you know what to do in an emergency? Use this informative resource to make sure you do!

General resources

Timer
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A new improved timer that now includes a countdown timer as well as a standard timer. Some of the alarm sounds are not for those of sensitive disposition. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities.

Class minder
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A digital assistant that keeps an eye on your class on those rare occasions when you have to pop out.