Components of Fitness

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  • Created on: 09-04-13 20:14
Cardiovascular endurance
the ability to take in and use oxygen during prolonged exercise to delay the onset of fatigue
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Muscular endurance
the ability for a muscle to under go repeating contractions and with stand fatigue
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Maximum Strength
The maximum force exerted by a muscle in a single voluntary contraction
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Power
the amount of work performed per unit of time. the production of strength and speed.
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Speed
how fast a person can move in a specified distance. OR how quickly a body part is put into motion
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Static Flexibility
the range of movements at a joint
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Dynamic Flexibility
resistance of a joint to movement
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Balance
To keep the body's centre of mass over the base of support
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Coordination
The ability of the motor and nervous system to interact so motor tasks are performed with more accuracy.
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reaction time
the time taken from the detection of a stimulus to a initiation of a response
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agility
the ability to move and position the body quickly and effectively while under control
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Muscular endurance

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the ability for a muscle to under go repeating contractions and with stand fatigue

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Maximum Strength

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Power

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Card 5

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Speed

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