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Muscular strength
The amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance
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Muscular endurance
the ability to use the voluntary muscles many times without getting tired
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Flexibility
The range of movement
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Body composition
The percentage of body weight that is fat, muscle and bone
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Agility
The ability to change the position of the body quickly and to control the movement of the whole body
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Balance
The ability to retain the centre of mass of the body above the base of support with reference to static or dynamic conditions of movement, shape or orientation
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Coordination
The ability to use two or more body parts together
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Power
The ability to undertake strength performance quickly.... Power = strength X speed
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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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Individual needs
matching training to the requirements of an individual
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Specificity
Matching training to the requirements of an activity
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Progressive overload
to gradually increase the amount of overload so that fitness gains occur, but without potential for injury
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Rest
The period of time allotted to recovery
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Recovery
The time required for the repair of damage to the body caused by training or competition
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Aerobic
"WITH OXYGEN" if exercise is not too fast and is steady, the heart can supply all the oxygen that muscles need
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Anaerobic
"WITHOUT OXYGEN" If exercise is done in a short, fast bursts, then the heart cannot supply blood and oxygen to the muscles as fast as the cells use them
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Muscular endurance

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the ability to use the voluntary muscles many times without getting tired

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Flexibility

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Body composition

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Agility

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