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Flexibility
The amount of movement possible at a joint
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Coordination
the ability to move two or more body parts at the same time
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CardioVascular Endurance
The ability to exercise the whole body for long periods of time
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Heart Rate
The amount of times the hear beats per minute
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Health
The state of complete mental, phisical and social well being. Merley the absense of disease and infirmity.
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Fitness
The ability to meet the demands of the environment
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Muscular Strength
The amount of force exerted against a resistance
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Joint
A place where to or more bones meet
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Speed
The differential rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time
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Abduction
Moving limb or bone away from body
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Adduction
Moving limb or bone towards body
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Agility
the ability to change the position of the body quickly and to control the movement of the whole body
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Antagonist
A muscle whose action counteracts that of another muscle
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Aorta
The main artery of the body ,blood vessel transporting oxygenated blood to the body tissues
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Balance
the ability to retain the centre of mass(gravity)of the body above the base of support with reference to static (stanionary) or dynamic Changing)conditions of movement,shape and orientation
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Body Composition
the proportion of body weight that is fat,muscle and bone,normally measured as a percentage
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Cardic Muscle
only found in the heart, never tires
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Circuit Training
a series of excerises completed in order and for a certain time limit
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Cross Training
using different training methods in the same session
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Drug
substances(other than food)that,when taken into the body,cause a change;socially unacceptable drugs are drugs that are illegal to possess
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Exercise
a form of phyisical activity done primarily to improve one’s health and physical fitness
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Ligament
Bone to Bone
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Tendon
Muscle to Bone
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Overload
following the principle that the body can only be improved through training more and harder than normal
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Performance
How well a task is completed
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Reaction Time
the time between the resentation of a stimulus and onset of a movement
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Power
the ability to complete strength performance quickly;power=strength x speed
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the ability to move two or more body parts at the same time

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Coordination

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The ability to exercise the whole body for long periods of time

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The amount of times the hear beats per minute

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The state of complete mental, phisical and social well being. Merley the absense of disease and infirmity.

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