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. Includes a worksheet. (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
Paint a pie chart : causes of death

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
Fitness: definitions of key terms

Play this quiz game to make sure you know the key vocabulary used when discussing fitness.

Training

Training methods: jigsaw puzzle
Training methods: jigsaw puzzle

Match the training method to the correct definition. Simple!

Skills

Open and closed skills: value line activity
Open and closed skills: value line activity

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.

Measuring performance

Beep test
Beep test

Use this tool to conduct a beep test and keep track of progress. When you've finished you can plug the results into our VO2Max calculator.

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.

Stopping distances
Stopping distances

Set up different driving conditions and see how your thinking and stopping distances are affected. You can select the weather and the condition of your car. You can even decide if you are sleepy or drunk!

Factors affecting performance: drugs

Drugs and doping in sport: slot machine game
Drugs and doping in sport: slot machine game

To play this game you need to know about different types of doping, how it affects performance and the possible side-effects.

Injuries and treatment

Sporting injuries and common conditions: slot machine game
Sporting injuries and common conditions: slot machine game

How much do you know about common sporting conditions and injuries such as hyperthermia, cramp, winding, shock or concussion? In this game you must choose the correct symptom, cause and treatment to match the condition shown at the top of the screen.

Sporting injuries: general knowledge quiz
Sporting injuries: general knowledge quiz

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

DR ABC - emergency response
DR ABC - emergency response

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

Specific sports

American football: team-talk tool
American football: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Baseball: team-talk tool
Baseball: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Basketball: team-talk tool
Basketball: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Cricket: team-talk tool
Cricket: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Football: team-talk tool
Football: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Hockey: team-talk tool
Hockey: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Ice hockey : team-talk tool
Ice hockey : team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Netball: team-talk tool
Netball: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Rugby league : team-talk tool
Rugby league : team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Rugby union : team-talk tool
Rugby union : team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

Volleyball: team-talk tool
Volleyball: team-talk tool

The ideal resource for analysing the game and explaining team tactics to your squad.

General resources

Class scoreboard
Class scoreboard

If you're playing a game or a quiz and you need to keep score for several teams then this is the tool for you. Choose between a number of themes: 'Alien abduction', 'In your face' and 'Snail race'.

Timer
Timer Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

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
Class minder

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