Flashcards in components of fitness and testing them Deck (23):
what are the 10 components of fitness ?
- cardiovascular endurance
- reaction time
- muscular endurance
define agility ?
ability to move and change direction quickly at speed while maintaining control
define balance ?
ability to keep the body stable by maintaining the centre of mass over the base of support
what is static balance ?
performed with little or no movement e.g handstand
what is dynamic balance ?
performed with movement e.g cartwheel
define cardiovascular endurance (aerobic power) ?
ability for the heart and lungs to supply oxygen to the working muscles
define coordination ?
the ability to use two or more body parts at the same time smoothly and efficiently
define flexibility ?
the range of movement that can occur around a joint
define muscular endurance ?
ability of a muscle or muscle group to undergo repeated contractions avoiding fatigue
define power ?
the product of stength and speed
define reaction time ?
the time taken to start responding to a stimulus
define strength ?
ability to overcome resistance
define speed ?
maximum rate at which a performer can perform a move or cover a distance in a period of time
test for agility ?
illinois agility test
test for balance ?
stork balance test
test for cardiovascular endurance ?
multi stage fitness test (bleep test)
test for coordination ?
wall toss test
test for flexibility ?
sit and reach test
test for muscular endurance ?
sit up bleep test
test for power ?
the vertical jump test
test for reaction time ?
ruler drop test
test for speed ?
30 metre sprint test