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What is Health Related Fitness?
A state of complete social, mental and physical well-being and not merely the absence of illness or disease.
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Define Cardiovascular Endurance
The ability to work for long periods of time without tiring.
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Define Muscular Endurance
The ability of the muscles to move weight over a long period of time without tiring and losing effectiveness.
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Define Muscular Strength
The ability to lift a maximum weight once and the ability to use force to overcome resistance.
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Define Flexibility
The ability to move a joint to its fullest range. With regular practice the joints can get nearer to their maximum range of movement.
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Define Body Composition
The % of bones, fat and muscle in the body.
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Define Skill Related Fitness (fitness in general)
The ability to meet the demands of the environment.
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Define Agility
The ability to change direction at speed and keep control of your whole body at the same time. e.g. dodging an opponent in rugby
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Define Power
The ability to apply a combination of strength and speed in an explosive action e.g. throwing a discus
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Define Speed
The ability to use your body at its fastest rate at which a person can complete a task or cover a distance e.g. 100m sprint
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Define Balance
The ability to keep control of the whole body whether stable, moving or in a different shape. Keeping the center of gravity over the base e.g beam balance
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Define Reaction Time
The ability of time it takes to respond to a stimulus e.g. saving a goal in football
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Define Co-ordination
The ability to use two or more parts of the body at the same time. e.g. a tennis serve
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How do you test for muscular strength?
1 Rep Max or hand grip dynamometer
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How do you test for Flexibility?
Sit and Reach test or shoulder hyperextension
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How do you test for Cardiovascular Endurance?
MSFT/ Cooper 12 minute run/ Harvard Step Up test
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How do you test for Muscular Endurance?
Press up test/ NCF abdominal curl test
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How do you test for Body Composition?
Skin fold calipers test
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What is Aerobic Training?
Working with Oxygen, 60-80% mhr, moderate and steady intensity (CV Endurance)
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What is Anaerobic Training?
Working without oxygen, 80-100% mhr, speed, lactic acid builds up, short sessions
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Define Validity
Does the test measure what you want it to measure.
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Define Reliability
How the test can be marked and set against other norms.
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Define Cardiovascular Endurance


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Define Muscular Endurance


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Define Muscular Strength


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Define Flexibility


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