Biomechanical Movement

Biomechanical Movement

Wrathall, A. (2021) ‘Angular motion’, PE Review, 16 (3), pp.14-15.
Andy Wrathall examines the theory of angular motion and applies it to different sporting scenarios. This article links to your unit on Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics and supports your study of angular motion.

Thomas, A. (2021) ‘Preparation and recovery in elite sport: interview with Richard Hunwicks’, PE Review, 16 (3), pp.8-10.
Andy Thomas interviews Richard Hunwicks, head of performance at the Catalans Dragons rugby league team, on the practical application of recovery and warming up and cooling down. Hunwicks was previously head of human performance for England, coaching them to the World Cup final in Australia in 2017. Look out for the exam-style questions in this article. This article links to your unit on Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics.

Moorhouse, K. (2020) ‘Exam focus: biomechanics and trampolining’, PE Review, 15 (3), pp.30-33.
Keri Moorhouse examines biomechanical principles and applies them to the sport of trampolining.

Moorhouse, K. (2020) ‘Rehabilitation and recovery: sprains and strains’, PE Review, 16 (1), pp.18-22.
Keri Moorhouse looks at some of the most common acute injuries in sport, and what can be done to promote recover and lessen the risk of injury.

Snook, A. (2020) ‘Exam eye: exam tips for levers, plans and axes’, PE Review, 15 (2), p.11.
Anna Snook provides exam advice and revision tips linking with the ‘Exam focus’ on pp. 7-10.

Snook, A. (2020) ‘Exam focus: levers, planes and axes’, PE Review, 15 (2), pp.7-10.
Anna Snook shows you how to approach this essential exam topic.

Murray, M. (2016) ‘Centre of mass and stability’, PE Review, 12 (1), pp.18-20.
All exam boards include content on centre of mass and the factors that affect stability. Mike Murray shows you how to approach new biomechanics topics, with a practice exam question and sample answer.

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