Definitions of the components of fitness

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What is the definition of cardio vascular endurance?
The body's ability to sustain exercise over a period of time e.g. marathon runner
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What is the definition of strength?
The maximum force exerted by a muscle in a single contraction e.g. weight lifting
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What is the definiton of local muscular endurance?
A specific muscle being able to sustain exercise over a period of time e.g. swimming long distances
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What is the definition of flexibility?
The range of movement at a joint e.g. gymnastics
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What is the definition of reaction time?
The time it takes to respond to a stimulus e.g. sprinting
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What is the definition of static balance?
The ability to maintain stability and an awareness of body position e.g. beam in gymnastics
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What is the definition of dynamic balance?
To perform a series of movements smoothly and efficiently e.g. boxing
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What is the definition of agility?
The ability to change direction at speed while still in control of the body e.g. hockey
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What is the definition of co-ordination?
The ability to perform several tasks linked together and to perform a series of movement smoothly and efficiently e.g. catching the ball in netball
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What is the defintion of speed?
The ability to move a certain distance in the shortest time e.g. sprinting
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What is the definition of power?
The ability to apply both strength and speed in one action e.g. scrum in rugby
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