Flashcards in 10 - concepts and definitions Deck (23):
An activity that is undertaken purely for enjoyment or amusement, there is no other objective
What are the characteristic of play?
Rules are flexible and can be negotiated
What are the objectives of play?
Allows children to test boundaries
Child can gain experience without being in danger
Can learn social 'rules' / teamwork/ sharing
Develops independence and self esteem
Adults can escape reality
Opportunities for creativity and fantasy
Time in which you have no other obligations to work or family and are free to engage in a chosen activity, done for relaxation or enjoyment
Engaged in activities to relax and refresh after the rigours of work or day-to-day life
What are the characteristics of recreation?
To refresh the mind and body
To recover from the stresses of work or obligations
Define Active leisure
Being active in leisure time
Define Outdoor recreation
Recreation that takes place and uses the natural environment
Define Adventurous activity
A form of outdoor recreation that involves a degree of risk and challenge.
Define Adventure education
An adventure activity that is undertaken as part of eduction or school programme with educational objectives.
Define Outdoor education
School work or lessons that takes place in the natural environment
Define Perceived risk
The participant believes themselves to be at risk or in form in danger. Linked to the participants experience and skill
Define Actual risk
The situation carries a level of danger regardless of the participants skill or experience.
How do you make sports suitable for urban cities?
Indoor swimming pools
What are the characteristics of sport?
What are the objectives of sport?
Challenges people to be as good as they can
Release of tension and stress
Develop health and fitness
Building self esteem
Develops sense of fair play
What are the benefits of sport to the society?
Prevention of anti-social behaviour
Reduce in crime
Increase in employment
Improved national morale
What are the characteristics active leisure?
In leisure/free/own time
Individual/participants control activity/
Limited/simple organisational structure;
What are the characteristics of PE
Compulsory /School time/lessons;
Formal teaching & learning/National
Teacher in Authority;
Highly structured/pre-planned timed sessions/activities/organised
Outline the main differences between PE and Active leisure
PE = Compulsory AL = voluntary
PE = formal teaching AL = informal
PE = Teacher in authority AL = individual in control
PE = Foundation level AL = Participation level
PE = Highly structured AL = Simple structure
What are the similarities between sport and active leisure
- Both improve H&F
- Both in free time
- S=competitive AL=less so
- S=more commitment AL=less so
- S= More clubs
- S=officials AL=self-regulated
- S=set rules AL=modified rules
How does school sport differ from PE
- SS=extra-curriculum PE=in lesson
- SS-competitively structured PE=less so
- SS=voluntary PE=compulsory
- SS= few people PE=all
- SS=Develop tactics PE=basic skills