Unit 1.1.4

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  • 1.1.4
    • Health-related tests.
      • Muscular endurance: Abdominal curl test.
      • Muscular strength: Hand grip strength.
      • Cardiovascular fitness: Harvard step test.
      • Cardiovascular fitness: 12 minute cooper run.
      • Body composition: Body fat analysis.
      • Flexibility: Sit and reach test.
    • Skill-related tests.
      • Agility: Illinois agility run.
      • Balance: Standing stork test.
      • Coordination: Three ball juggle.
      • Power: Sergeant jump test.
      • Reaction time: Ruler drop test.
      • Speed: 30m sprint.
    • Methods of training.
      • Continuous: Keep pulse at a constant level.
      • Interval: Involves high intensity periods of work followed by periods of rest.
      • Fartlek training: Running varying in time, intensity or distance.
      • Circuit: A series of exercises completed for a certain amount of time, one after another.
      • Weight training: Shifting weight to increase the strength of muscles.
      • Cross training: Combines different methods of training.
    • Principles of training.
      • Individual needs: Matching the training to the requirements of the individual.
      • Progressive overload: Gradually increasing the amount of overload so as to gain fitness without the risk of injury.
      • Specificity: Matching the training to the requirements of the activity.
      • Rest and recovery: Rest-the period of time allocated to recovery. Recovery-the time needed to repair damage to the body.
      • FITT: Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type.
      • Reversibility: Stopping training for a certain length of time, your body reverts back to how it was before.


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