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This unit was prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Ronnie Goldstein and Alan Bloomfield. Ronnie Goldstein was formerly a lecturer in the Faculty of Educational and Language Studies at The Open University. Alan Bloomfield is Deputy Head of School of Education at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education.

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1.3 Warm-up activities

A variety of actions might be included in warm-up activities, and there is good reason for keeping these simple and repetitive. If the brain and muscles have to concentrate on learning new and complex patterns of movement, then this takes attention away from raising the core body temperature by 1 or 2 degrees and increasing the heart rate enough to perspire.

Movements might include:

  • walks gradually increasing in speed to a small run;


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- A. Pacault. Débat Dominique Lecourt et Adolphe Pacault. In :Du feu. Hachette

- A. Pacault. Mémoire d'une histoire. Bulletin d'Information du CRPP, 2000, n°176

- A. Pacault. La tentation de l'homogène. Boîte aux lettres


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