PE Defenitions

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Flexibility
The amount of movement possible at a joint
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Fitness
The ability to meet the demands of the enviroment
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Co-ordination
The ability to use tw or more body parts at the same time
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Power
The ability to complete strength performance quickly;power=strength x speed
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Reaction Time
The time between the resentation of a stimulus and onset of a movement
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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(gravity)of the body above the base of support
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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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Mucular Endurance
The ability to use voluntary muscles many times without getting tired.
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Muscular Strength
The amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance.
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Cardiovascular Endurance
The ability to exercise the entire body for long periods of time.
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Performance
How well a task is completed
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Exercise
A form of physical activity done to maintain or improve health and/or physical fitness, it is not competitive sport.
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Health
A state of complete mental, physical and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.
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The ability to meet the demands of the enviroment

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Fitness

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The ability to use tw or more body parts at the same time

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Card 4

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The ability to complete strength performance quickly;power=strength x speed

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Card 5

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The time between the resentation of a stimulus and onset of a movement

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