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1

Name all the physical components of fitness.

Aerobic Endurance
Muscular Endurance
Flexibility
Speed
Muscular Strength
Body Composition

2

Name of the skill components of fitness.

Agility
Balance
Coordination
Power
Reaction Time

3

What is the definition of aerobic endurance?

The ability of the cardiorespiratory system to work efficiently, supplying nutrients and oxygen to working muscles during sustained physical activity.

4

What is the definition of muscular endurance?

The ability of the muscular system to work efficiently, where a muscle can continue contracting over a period of time against a light to moderate fixed resistance load.

5

What is the definition of flexibility?

Having an adequate range of motion in all joints of the body; the ability to move a joint fluidly through its complete range of movement.

6

What is the definition of speed?

Distance divided by the time taken. Speed is measured in metres per second (m/s). The faster an athlete runs over a given distance, the greater their speed

7

What is the definition of strength?

The maximum force (in kg or N) that can be generated by a muscle or muscle group.

8

What is the definition of body composition?

The relative ratio of fat mass to fat-free mass (vital organs, muscle, bone) in the body.

9

What is the definition of agility?

The ability of a sports performer to quickly and precisely move or change direction without losing balance or time.

10

What is the definition of balance?

The ability to maintain centre of mass over a base of support.

11

What is the definition of coordination?

The smooth flow of movement needed to perform a motor task efficiently and accurately.

12

What is the definition of power?

The product of strength and speed expressed as the work done in a unit of time.

13

What is the definition of reaction time?

The time taken for a sports performer to respond to a stimulus and the initiation of their response.

14

Name the three types of speed.

Accelerative Speed (first 30 metres)
Pure Speed (60 metre sprints)
Speed Endurance (sprints with short recovery time)

15

Name the two types of balance.

Static (headstand)
Dynamic (cartwheel)