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How does health and individual factors affect a performer

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Complex Carbohydrates

The body’s preferred energy source.


A term used to describe people with a large fat content, caused by an imbalance
of calories consumed to energy expenditure. A body mass index (BMI) of over 30
or over 20% above standard weight for height ratio.

Sedentary Lifestyles

A lifestyle with irregular or no physical activity.


Thickening of the blood.


High blood pressure in the arteries

Energy Expenditure

The amount of energy expended during exercise

Fundamental British values

Mutual Respect: Through understanding of how individuals are different and how these differences effect their performance in sport.

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