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What are the health related components of fitness?

Cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, body composition


What is cardiovascular fitness

The ability to exercise your whole body for long periods of time


What is cardiovascular fitness biologically?

The efficiency of the cardo vascular system (heart, lungs, blood and blood vessels) in getting oxygen to the muscles, so that the muscles can keep working for a long time


What is muscular strength?

The amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance?


What sport is cardiovascular fitness used for?

Long distance events such as marathon, triathlon etc.


What sports is muscular strength needed for?

Vital in any sport that involves the exertion of great force


What is muscular endurance?

The ability to use involuntary muscles repeatedly without getting tired


What is flexibility?

The range of motion possible at a joint or a series of joints


What is body composition?

The percentage of the body that is muscle fat or bone


Name the 3 body types

Endomorph (high fat and large waist)
Mesomorph (muscular, broad shoulders, narrow hips)
Ectomorph (narrow hips and shoulders, tall, slim)