exam question

Analyse three geographic factors, other than accessibility and affluence, that determine levels of participation in one named sport you have studied. [2 + 2 + 2]

 

MARKSCHEME

Participation may be on a local, national or international scale.

Candidates are expected to consider three distinct factors. 2 marks are available for each developed factor up to a maximum of 6 marks.

The range of answers is wide, but could include socio-economic factors, education levels, funding, investment in infrastructure, marketing, role of governing body, media exposure, or facility requirements.

The answer may focus on the numbers of nations participating in international sports or individuals participating in sports.

There may be other valid approaches, such as levels of spectator participation.