Definitions

Some definitions of components of fitness and the different strengths.

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Flexibility
The range of movement around a joint
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Strength
The ability to exert a force against a resistance
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Power
The combination of speed and strength
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Balance
The ability to control the body's position, either stationary or while moving
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Agility
The ability to move and change the direction and position of the body quickly and effectively while in control
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Coordination
the ability to integrate the above listed components so that effective movements are achieved.
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Cardiovascuar Endurance
the heart's ability to deliver blood to working muscles and their ability to use it (e.g. running long distances)
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Reaction Time
The interval of time between application of a stimulus and detection of a response
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Dynamic Strength
To apply force repeatedly over a long time, it’s useful for doing loads of press-ups or cycling.
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Explosive Strength
The ability to keep your muscle fibres turned on for an extended period of time against a resistance
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Static Strength
To exert force on an object you cannot move, the muscles stay the same length and it is useful for things like arm wrestling.
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The ability to exert a force against a resistance

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The combination of speed and strength

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The ability to control the body's position, either stationary or while moving

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The ability to move and change the direction and position of the body quickly and effectively while in control

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