FITNESS COMPONENTS

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Aerobic capacity
The ability to take in, transport and use oxygen to suistain prolonged periods of aerobic work.
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VO2 max
The maximum amount of oxygen that can be taken into the body and utilised per minute.
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Strength endurance
The ability of a muscle to sustain repeated muscle contraction or a single static action.
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Maximum strength
The greatest force the neuromuscular system can exert in a single maximal voluntart contraction.
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Explosive/elastic strength
Expanding a maximum amount of energy in one or a series of strong sudden movements.
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Dynamic strength
The ability of the neuromuscular system to overcome resistance with a high speed of contraction.
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Static strength
The force exerted by the neuromuscular system while the muscle length remains constant.
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Body composition
The relative amount of body fat and lean body fat.
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Static flexibility
The range of motion around a joint.
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Dynamic flexibility
The range of motion taking into account the speed of movement and reflecting the joints resistance to movement.
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The maximum amount of oxygen that can be taken into the body and utilised per minute.

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VO2 max

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The ability of a muscle to sustain repeated muscle contraction or a single static action.

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The greatest force the neuromuscular system can exert in a single maximal voluntart contraction.

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Expanding a maximum amount of energy in one or a series of strong sudden movements.

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