components of fitness

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agility
The ability to stop, start, and change directions quickly. Agility is a skill-related component of physical fitness
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balance
Controlling body positions while standing still or moving. Balance is a skill-related component of physical fitness.
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body composition
The ratio of muscle to fat in the body. Having a high percentage of body fat compared to lean muscle has shown to increase risk of
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cardiovascular endurance
Engaging in physical activity for long periods of time. Cardiovascular endurance can be measured indoors by performing a 3 minute step test or by stress tests on a treadmill or stationary bike.
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coordination
Making movements work together smoothly. This usually consists of upper and lower body movements being performed at the same time
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flexibility
Moving specific joints or a group of joints through a wide range of motion (ROM). Flexibility is a health-related component of physical fitness that plays a very important role in the functioning of all individuals especially athletes.
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muscular endurance
Using muscles repetitively without fatiguing for an extended period of time. Muscular Endurance can be measured by a 60 second push-up test or 60 second half sit-up or crunch test.
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muscular strength
Producing force using muscles. Muscular strength has also been defined as the maximum pull or push that can be exerted one time by a muscle group
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power
The ability to use muscle strength quickly. Power is a skill-related component of physical fitness
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reaction time
How quickly an individual responds to a stimulus. Reaction time is a skill-related component of physical fitness
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speed
Performing a movement or covering a distance in a short period of time. Speed is a skill-related component of physical fitness
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Controlling body positions while standing still or moving. Balance is a skill-related component of physical fitness.

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The ratio of muscle to fat in the body. Having a high percentage of body fat compared to lean muscle has shown to increase risk of

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Engaging in physical activity for long periods of time. Cardiovascular endurance can be measured indoors by performing a 3 minute step test or by stress tests on a treadmill or stationary bike.

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Making movements work together smoothly. This usually consists of upper and lower body movements being performed at the same time

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