Health Related Fitness

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  • Health Related Fitness
    • Cardiovascular Fitness
      • The ability to use voluntary muscles many times without tiring.
      • Better CV, better oxygen supply.
      • Long Distance Runner, Cyclist
      • Aerobic, for a long time
    • Muscular Endurance
      • The ability to use voluntary muscles many times without tiring.
      • Aerobic and lasts for a long time
      • Repeated use of the same muscles.
      • Rower, Swimmer
    • Muscular Strength
      • The amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance
      • Used on its own or combined with speed for power
      • Anaerobic
      • Weight Lifter, Rugby Player
      • Heavy weight, few repetitions
    • Flexibility
      • The range of movement possible at a joint
      • Important in all sports - orevents injury
      • Gymanst, Distance Runner, Hurdler
    • Body Composition
      • Impact all performers.
      • Percentage of body weight which is fat, muscle and bone.
      • A sprinter will need a low radio of body fat to muscle.

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