PE - key definitions

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Frequency (FITT)
How often you train
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Specificity
Making the training specific to the sporting activity
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Intensity (FITT)
How hard your training is
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Fartlek training
'speed play' training. involves changing the speed and type of terrain you run/walk/cycle
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Weight training
Uses weights to provide a resistance
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Overload
By working more or harder than you would normally dp
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Progression
By making the training harder over time to allow adaptation
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Rest and recovery
REST to allow your body to recover and adapt to your training, reduces injury
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Time (FITT)
How long you train for
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Type (FITT)
What method of training you choose to do
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Reversibility
IF injured or stop training you begin to lose fitness
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Continuous training
Involves working for sustained periods of time without rest
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Circuit training
Consists of stations of exercises, suited for your sport
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Interval training
Short periods of intense work and short rests. Improves speed and muscular endurance
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Cross training
Involves using another sport or activity to improve your fitness
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What is the condition that can affect our bones in old age?
Osteoporosis
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What type of exercise can prevent this condition?
Weight baring exercises
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What type of exercise best improves the muscular system?
Weight training
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Name the 3 components of the cardiovascular system.
The heart, blood and blood vessels
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Define the term 'health'
A state of complete physical, social and mental well-being; not simply of disease and infirmity.
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Making the training specific to the sporting activity

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Specificity

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How hard your training is

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'speed play' training. involves changing the speed and type of terrain you run/walk/cycle

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Uses weights to provide a resistance

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