Components of Fitness

Descriptions of each component of fitness, in detail.

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14 COMPONENTS OF FITNESS

FLEXIBILITY- tHE ABILITY TO MOVE AROUND A JOINT

STAMINA- THE ABILITY FOR THE HEART AND LUNGS TO SUPPLY OXYGEN TO THE MOVING MUSCLES FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF TIME

SPEED- ABILITY YO MOVE ALL OR PART OF THE BODY FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE

STRENGTH- THE ABILITY TO APPLY A FORCE TO OVERCOME A RESISTANCE

EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH- MUSCULAR STRENGTH USED IN SHORT SHARP BURSTS OF ENERGY

DYNAMIC STRENGTH- ABILITY TO APPLY MUSCULAR FORCE REPEATEDLY OR OVER A PERIOD OF TIME WHICH BRINGS ABOUT MOVEMENT

STATIC STRENGTH- MAXIMUM FORCVE THAT CAN BE APPLIED BY A MUSCLE GROUP TO AN IMMOVEABLE OBJECT

REACTION TIME- IT IS THE TIME TAKEN TO RESPOND TO A STIMULUS.

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COORDINATION- THE ABILITY TO CONTROL AND PERFORM TWO OR MORE COMPLEX MOVES AT THE SAME TIME

STATIC BALANCE- THE ABILITY OF THE BODY TO MAINTAIN EQUILIBRIUM WHEN STATIONARY

DYNAMIC BALANCE- THE ABILITY OF THE BODY TO MAINTAIN EQUILIBRIUM WHEN MOVING

AGILITY- THE ABILITY TO CHANGE DIRECTION OF THE BODY AT SPEED, UNDER CONTROL

MUSCULAR ENDURANCE- ABILITY OF ISOLATED MUSCLE GROUPS TO CARRY OUT THE REPEATED TASKS FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF TIME WITHOUT TIRING QUICKLY

POWER- COMBINATION OF SPEED AND STRENGTH. FASTEST TIME WE CAN DO SOMETHING WITH MAXIMUM STRENGTH

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