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what are the 10 components of fitness ?

- agility
- flexibility
- cardiovascular endurance
- speed
- strength
- reaction time
- muscular endurance
- coordination
- power
-balance

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define agility ?

ability to move and change direction quickly at speed while maintaining control

3

define balance ?

ability to keep the body stable by maintaining the centre of mass over the base of support

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what is static balance ?

performed with little or no movement e.g handstand

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what is dynamic balance ?

performed with movement e.g cartwheel

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define cardiovascular endurance (aerobic power) ?

ability for the heart and lungs to supply oxygen to the working muscles

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define coordination ?

the ability to use two or more body parts at the same time smoothly and efficiently

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define flexibility ?

the range of movement that can occur around a joint

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define muscular endurance ?

ability of a muscle or muscle group to undergo repeated contractions avoiding fatigue

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define power ?

the product of stength and speed

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define reaction time ?

the time taken to start responding to a stimulus

12

define strength ?

ability to overcome resistance

13

define speed ?

maximum rate at which a performer can perform a move or cover a distance in a period of time

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test for agility ?

illinois agility test

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test for balance ?

stork balance test

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test for cardiovascular endurance ?

multi stage fitness test (bleep test)

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test for coordination ?

wall toss test

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test for flexibility ?

sit and reach test

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test for muscular endurance ?

sit up bleep test

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test for power ?

the vertical jump test

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test for reaction time ?

ruler drop test

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test for speed ?

30 metre sprint test

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test for strength ?

handgrip dynamometre test