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Physical Fitness Benefits

What are the benefits of Physical Fitness

 

INCREASED STRENGTH

INCREASED MUSCULAR ENDURANCE

INCREASED FLEXIBILITY

INCREASED CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS

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Muscular Endurance

Muscular Endurance is required when activities are

MAINLY AEROBIC

LAST A LONG TIME

REQUIRED REPEATED USE OF THE SAME MUSCLE

MUSCLE ENDURANCE IS USED BY PERFORMERS WHO NEED PROLONGED ADDITIONAL OXYGEN DELIVERY TO WORK MUSCLES.

TO REPEAT MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS OVER A LONG TIME WITHOUT TIRING

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JOINT INJURY

Name a joint injury

TENNIS ELBOW

DISLOCATIONS

SPRAINS = pain = brusisng = swelling

TORN CARTILAGE = swelling = pain = stiffness

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R.I.C.E treatment

R.I.C.E Treatment

R. rest

I. ice

C. compression

E. elevation

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STRONGER LIGAMENTS AND TENDONS

What the benefits of stronger ligaments and tendons

BETTER SUPPORT OF JOINTS

MORE STABILLITY DURING SPORT

REGULAR EXERCISE INCREASES PRODUCTION OF SYNOVIAL FLUID

SYNOVIAL FLUID LUBRACATES THE JOINTS GIVING MORE FLEXIBILITY

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STRONG BONES

Whats the benefits of strong bones

Strong bones reduces the chance of osteoporosis

Reduces the chance of fractures

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bones

FARTLEK TRAINING

Changes of pace will allow for the recovery so the performer can work at thier best.

Fartlek training improves cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance and reduces the chance of coronary heart disease.

Fartlek training is cintinuous but the changes in pace within the session means that performers work both aerobicically (jogging) and anerobically (sprinting, or running up hill) with in the exercise session.

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