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Health
A state of complete mental, physical and social well being and not merely absence of disease
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Exercise
A form of physical activity which maintains or improves health and/or physical fitness
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Fitness
The ability to meet the demands of the environment
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Performance
How well a task is performed
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Cardiovascular Fitness
The ability to exercise the entire body for long periods of time eg. Marathon, Cycling, Rowing
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Muscular Strength
The amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance eg. Gymnastics, Rugby, Weight Lifting
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Muscular Endurance
The ability to use the voluntary muscles many times without getting tired eg, Triathlon, Cycling, Swimming
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Flexibility
The range of movement possible at a joint eg. Diving, Gymnastics, Badminton
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Body Compostion
The percentage of body weight that is fat, muscle and bone eg. Shot Put, High Jump, Sumo
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Agility
The ability to change the position of the body and maintain control eg. Badminton, Rugby, Football
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Balance
The ability to hold the centre of mass of the body above the base eg. Gymnastics, Hammer Throw, Triple Jump
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Co-ordination
The ability to use two or more body parts together eg. Cricket, Football, Tennis
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Power
The ability to apply strength quickly. Power = Strength x Speed eg. Swimming, Shot Put, Boxing
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Reaction Time
The time between the presentation of a stimulus and the onset of movement eg. Swimming, Sprinting, Football
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Speed
The rate at which an individual can perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time eg. Sprinter, Long Jump, Javalin
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A form of physical activity which maintains or improves health and/or physical fitness

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Exercise

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The ability to meet the demands of the environment

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How well a task is performed

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The ability to exercise the entire body for long periods of time eg. Marathon, Cycling, Rowing

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