PE - 1.1.3 - Exercise and fitness as part of your healthy, active lifestyle

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Skill related fitness (ABCPRS)

Agility (Illinois agility run):

  • the ability to change the position of the body quickly and to control the movement of the whole body
  • dramatic changes in direction to lose defenders

Balance (standing stork test):

  • the ability to retain a center of mass (gravity) of the body above the base of support with reference to static (stationary) or dynamic (changing) conditions of movement, shape or orientation.
  • static - clay pigeon shooting, archery, handstand
  • dynamic - hammer throw, netball, balance beam

Coordination (three ball jugle):

  • the ability to use two or more body parts together
  • racket sports - hand-eye coordination
  • football - foot-eye coordination

Power (sergeant jump test):

  • the ability to undertake strength performances quickly.
  • power = strength x speed
  • relies on anaerobic energy system

Reaction time (ruler drop test):

  • the time between the presentation of a stimulus and the onset of movement
  • simple - sprinter response to a gun
  • choice - receiving a ball in tennis and playing a shot

Speed (30m sprint):

  • the differential rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time
  • uses anaerobic energy system
  • energy…


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