Flashcards in Elite Athletes Deck (27):
What is an elite athlete?
Person who competes in the top competitions in their chosen sport and age group
What are things that make an elite athlete?
How does genetics make an elite athlete?
Height, short and tall
Percentage of fast twitch fibres
Weight, light and heavy
How does fitness make an elite athlete?
Different sports have different demands
ie; High levels of speed and power are required for a netballer
How does psychological factors make an elite athlete?
Motivation to train
How does physical skill make an elite athlete?
The ability to learn and refine skills varies. Some are quick learners, others are not.
ie; Netballers need good ball skills
What are the 3 body types?
Describes a persons weight in relation to their height
How round a person is
Level of muscles that a person has
Why do we test fitness?
Indicate fitness level
See how the program is going
What are fitness components?
a simple way to identify a certain part of someones business
What are the health components?
What are skill components?
is the ability of the heart, blood vessels and respiratory systems to supply nutrients and oxygenated blood to the muscles and the ability of the muscles to use the oxygen for sustained exercise.
is the ability of the body to produce energy without using oxygen
proportion of bone, muscle and fat
is the ability of the body to exert a single maximal force to overcome a resistance
the ability of a muscle or group of muscles to perform repeated contractions for an extended period of time
is the capacity of a joint to move through its full range of motion
your ability to stay upright or in control of your body position when stationary or moving
the time from the presentation of a stimulus to the onset of a response
the ability to use the body's senses to execute motor skills smoothly and accurately
the ability to change body positions or direction rapidly and accurately while maintaining balance
how fast you can move your body part or body from one point to another
is the ability to exert a force rapidly over a short period of time