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1

What is the purpose of a warm-up?

- To prevent injuries
- Increase the range of movement
- Prepares the mind
- gradually increases heart rate
- Increases flexibility of muscles and joints
- Increases speed of muscle contraction

2

What are the steps to a warm-up?

1. Pulse raiser
2. Mobility and stretches
3. Dynamic movement
4. Static stretches

3

What is the purpose of a pulse raiser and what do you do during a pulse raiser?

Raise your pulse
Gentle jogging

4

What is the purpose of mobility and stretches?

Stretches joints and muscles

5

What is the purpose of dynamic movement and practice?

Warms up skills for specific skills to the event being completed

6

What is the purpose of static stretches?

Increases motion at a joint

7

What is the purpose of a cool down?

- Allows the body to recover
- Prevents DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)
- Removes lactic acid & waste products
- Lowers heart rate
- Gradually lowers temperature
- Continues to circulate blood and oxygen

8

What are the steps to a cool down?

- Low-intensity exercise
- Gentle stretching

9

What can prevent injury during physical exercise?

Thorough warm-up
Full coll down
Correct clothing and footwear
Protective equipment
Appropriate level of competition
Correct techniques