Health Component of Physical Fitness: Strength Definitions

Definitions of strength

Elastic, endurance, maximal, static and dynamic

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The ability to expand a maximal amount of energy in one or a series of strong, sudden,high-intensity movements or apply a successive and equal force rapidly
Elastic
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The ability of a muscle to sustain or withstand reapeated muscle contractions or a single static action
Endurance
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Maximum force exerted in a single volentary muscle contraction- 1RM (repetitive max)
Maximal
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The force exerted by the neuromuscular system while the muscle length remains constant (isometric)
Static
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The ability if the neuromusclar system to overcome a resistance with a high speed of contraction
Dynamic
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Endurance

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The ability of a muscle to sustain or withstand reapeated muscle contractions or a single static action

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Maximal

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Static

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Dynamic

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