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Aerobic Endurance

Aerobic endurance is the ability of the cardiorespiratory system to work efficiently supplying nutrients and oxygen to working muscles.

An example of aerobic endurance is a marathon runner, they need it so that they can continue to run over a long distance.

Aerobic means in the presence of oxygen.

Anaerobic means without oxygen.

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Muscular Endurance

Muscular Endurance is the ability of the muscular system to work efficiently, where a muscle can continue contracting continously against a light to moderate fixed resistance load.

An example is a rower they need it so that they can keep repeating the same movement.

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Flexibility

Flexibility can be defined as having an adequate range of motion in all joints of the body.

The different types of stretching-

ActiveBallisticStaticPassivePNF(Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation)

Sporting example- gymast

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Speed

There are 3 types of speed:

1. Accelerative speed2. Pure speed3. Speed endurance

Speed is measured in distance travelled divide time taken which gives you the speed(m/s).

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Muscular Strength

Muscular Strength is the maximum force that can be generated by a muscle or group of muscles.

Sporting example- athlete

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