HOMEWORK

Unit 1 Body Systems and the Effects of Physical Activity

This unit is externally assessed by an OCR set and marked examination.

UNIT AIM: Whether you are aiming to become a coach, nutritionist, personal trainer or leisure centre manager, knowledge of the human body, its systems and how they function will help you to ensure that your clients gain the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle. By understanding the effects that physical activity, training and lifestyle can have on the body systems you can ensure that sports and activities are properly focused and do not risk a client’s health or well-being and will help you to persuade others to pursue and maintain a balanced, active, healthy lifestyle.

​In this unit you will gain an understanding of the structures and functions of the key body systems, how these support and impact performance in sport and physical activity and the effects that physical activity, training and lifestyle can have on them.