Full PE

Full PE course summed up

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Exercise
a form of physical activity which maintains or improves healthy and/or physical fitness
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Health
a state of complete mental, physical and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmiry
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Fitness
ability to meet the demands of the enviroment
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Performance
how well a task is completed
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Cardiovascular fitness
the abiltiy to exercise the entire body for long periods of time
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Muscular strength
the amount of force a muscle can excert against a restistance
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Muscular endurance
the abiltiy to use the voluntary muscles many times without getting tired
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Flexibilty
the range of movement possible at a joint
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Body composition
the percentage of body weight that is fat, muscle and bone
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THE SIX COMPONENTS OF SKILL-RELATED FITNESS
Agility, Balance, Coordination, Power, Reaction time
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Reaction time
the time between the presentation of a stimulus and the onset of movement
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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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Power
the abiltiy to undertake strength performances quickly. Power = strength x speed
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Coordination
the ability to use two or more body parts together
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Balance
the ability to retain the centre of mass (gravity) of the body above the bass of support with reference to static (stationary), or dynamic (changing) conditions of movement, shape and orientation
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Agility
the ability to change the position of the body quickly and control the movement of the whole body
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a state of complete mental, physical and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmiry

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Health

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ability to meet the demands of the enviroment

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how well a task is completed

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the abiltiy to exercise the entire body for long periods of time

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