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Cardiovascular Endurance
This is the ability to exercise the body for a long period of time without tiring
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Muscular Strength
It is the amount of force you can exert against a resistance
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Muscular Endurance
The ability to use voluntary muscles repeatedly without getting tired
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Body composition
It is the percentage of body weight which is bone, muscle and fat
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Flexibility
The range of movement possible at a joint
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Speed
The rate at which a performer is able to perform a movement or cover a set distance
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Reaction Time
The time taken between the presentation of a stimulus and the onset of movement
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Balance
The ability to maintain the center of gravity of the body above the base of support
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Agility
The ability to change direction quickly
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Co-ordination
The ability to use 2 or more body parts together. Hand eye co-ordination and foot-eye co-ordination
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Power
The ability to use strength at speed. Power = Strength x speed
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Health
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
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Fitness
the ability to meet the demands of your environment
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Exercise
A form of physical activity done primarily to improve one’s health and fitness
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Perfromance
Is how well a task is completed
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It is the amount of force you can exert against a resistance

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Muscular Strength

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The ability to use voluntary muscles repeatedly without getting tired

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It is the percentage of body weight which is bone, muscle and fat

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The range of movement possible at a joint

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