Topic 1.1.1

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  • Topic 1.1.1
    • Health-Related Fitness
      • BODY COMPOSITION-  the percentage of body weight which is fat, muscle or bone
      • MUSCULAR ENDURANCE-  the ability to use voluntary muscles many times without becoming tired
      • MUSCULAR STRENGTH- the amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance
      • FLEXIBILITY-  the range of movement possible at a joint
      • CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS- the ability to exercise the whole body for long periods of time and is sometimes called stamina
    • Skill-Related Fitness
      • CO-ORDINATION-  the ability to use two or more body parts together
      • REACTION TIME- the time between the presentation of a stimulus and the onset of a movement
      • AGILITY- the ability to change the position of the body quickly and with control
      • BALANCE- the ability to retain the centre of mass above the base of support when stationary (static balance) or moving (dynamic balance)
      • SPEED- the differential rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time or how quickly an individual can move
      • POWER- the ability to use strength at speed
    • Benefits of a Healthy, Active Lifestyle
      • PHYSICAL-  losing weight, improved posture and improved body shape
      • SOCIAL-  meeting people and making friends
      • MENTAL-  improved confidence and relief of stress/tension and stress related illness
    • Developed Personal Qualities
      • CO-OPERATION-  working with others
      • COMPETITION-  testing yourself against others
      • PHYSICAL CHALLENGE-  testing yourself against the environment or your best performances
      • AESTHETIC APPRECIATION-  recognizing quality of movement in a performance
    • Key Words
      • HEALTH- a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being; not merely the absence of illness or infirmity
      • FITNESS- the ability to meet the demands of the environment
      • EXERCISE- a form of physical activity done to maintain or improve health and/or physical fitness. It is not competitive.


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