Sport Studies Unit 1 Chapter 5

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A quantity which is fully described by magnitude alone
Scalar quanity
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A quantity which is fully described by magnitude and direction
Vector quantity
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The quantity of the matter a body possesses
Mass
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The force exerted on the mass of a body by gravity
Weight
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The reluctance of a body to move or change its state of motion
Inertia
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A measure of the path a body takes in moving from one position to another, meters (m)
Distance
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The shortest possible route between the starting and finishing point of a body that has moved
Displacement
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A body's movement per unit of time with no consideration for direction, meters per second (m/s-1)
Speed
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The rate of change of displacement. The speed a body in a given direction, meters/second (m/s-1)
Velocity
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The rate of change of velocity measured in meters/second (ms-2)
Acceleration
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The amount of motion a body possesses and is the product of mass and velocity
Momentum
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Weight

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Inertia

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