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Which of the following components of fitness is most important for an endurance runner?
Cardiovascular (CV) endurance is critical for an endurance runner. Some athletes are able to run for huge distances due to their CV endurance.
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What is being defined here?: 'The ability to maintain the body's centre of mass above the base of support.'
Balance is the ability maintain the centre of mass over the base of support and is exemplified in different ways by all sports performances. Power is the ability to perform strength performances quickly.
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At what point in a training programme would fitness tests be used to measure baseline fitness?
At what point in a training programme would fitness tests be used to measure baseline fitness?
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If Usain Bolt's trainer ensures that his training targets the anaerobic energy systems, which principle of training is being applied?
Specificity suggests that training should always be relevant to the athlete and the sport they participate in. In some cases the training must also be specific to the exact position or discipline that the athlete competes in. Overload is a method of
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Which of the following is a key principle of training?
The main principles of training are specificity, progressive, overload, reversibility and tedium (SPORT). Progressive overload describes how training frequency, intensity, time or type must be increased over the training period in a controlled fashio
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Calculate the maximum heart rate for a 16-year-old netball player.
Maximum heart rate can be calculated with the formula 220 - age. Therefore the maximum heart rate of a 16- year-old is 204 bpm.
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Which training method is most relevant for a tennis player developing power?
Plyometric training is an excellent method of developing power in games players and is used widely by tennis players. Fartlek training involves changes of pace and incline and can be completed on various terrains.
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During which phase of training and performance might athletes use ice baths?
Athletes use ice baths to increase the speed of lactic acid removal after training or performance. Athletes are unlikely to use ice baths at half-time, for example, due to the practicalities of the situation and because they would need to warm up aga
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Which training method is most commonly used by a marathon runner?
Continuous training develops cardiovascular (CV) fitness of athletes such as marathon runners.
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What is being defined here?: 'The ability to maintain the body's centre of mass above the base of support.'

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Balance is the ability maintain the centre of mass over the base of support and is exemplified in different ways by all sports performances. Power is the ability to perform strength performances quickly.

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At what point in a training programme would fitness tests be used to measure baseline fitness?

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If Usain Bolt's trainer ensures that his training targets the anaerobic energy systems, which principle of training is being applied?

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Which of the following is a key principle of training?

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