Physical Fitness

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Strength
ability of the muscles to resist fatigue
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Absolute Strength
maximum force that can be exerted at one, example: rugby tackle
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Static Strength
ability to exert a sustained force without significant movement e.g. crucifix position on the rings
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Dynamic Strength
ability to exert a significant muscular force repeatedly e.g. 2000m rowing race
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Elastic Strength
ability to exert a force quickly (Strength x Speed) e.g. shot put
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Explosive Strength
maximum force that can be exerted in one action e.g. sprinter out the blocks
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Relative Strength
maximum force that can be exerted in proportion to body weight e.g. boxer
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Endurance
measure of a component of fitness to sustain an activity
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Aerobic Endurance
ability of aerobic energy pathway to meet the demands of an activity e.g. 10,000 metre runner
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Cardiovascular Endurance
ability of heart , blood and blood vessels to work collectively to deliver o2 to cells and remove waste e.g. marathon runner, test: bleep test
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Muscular Endurance
ability of muscles to resist fatigue while exerting a force
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Localised Muscular Endurance
ability of muscles to resist fatigue while exerting a force over an extended period of time e.g cyclist, test: hand grip
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Flexibility
range of muscles around a joint dependant upon muscle elasticity and joint structure, test: sit and reach
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Body Composition
percentage of fat, muscle and bone that make up the human body
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maximum force that can be exerted at one, example: rugby tackle

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Absolute Strength

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ability to exert a sustained force without significant movement e.g. crucifix position on the rings

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Card 4

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ability to exert a significant muscular force repeatedly e.g. 2000m rowing race

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Card 5

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ability to exert a force quickly (Strength x Speed) e.g. shot put

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