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Define health

Complete emotional, social and physical well being

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Define exercise

Physical activity done to maintain or improve fitness

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What is cardiovascular fitness

Aerobic exercise
How efficient the body is at delivering oxygen and nutrients to working muscles as well as removing waste products

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How do you test cardiovascular fitness

- Harvard step test
- Cooper run

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What is muscular endurance

The length of time muscles can contract without fatigue

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What is the test for muscular endurance

- one minute sit up test

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Define strength

The amount of force a muscle can generate when it contracts

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What is a test for strength

Grip dynamometer test

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Define agility

How quickly you can change the position of your body whilst keeping it under control

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How do you test agility

The Illinois run

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What is power

Combining strength and speed to perform a strong muscular contraction at speed

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How do you test power

Vertical jump test

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What does F.I.T.T stand for

Frequency
Intensity
Time
Type of exercise

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What is plyometric training

When muscles perform an eccentric contraction immediately followed by a concentric one
E.g squat jumps

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Which type of training is used to develop power

Plyometric training

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Which type of training develops cardiovascular fitness

Continuous training

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Which type of training develops muscular endurance

Circuit training

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How do you test flexibility

Sit and reach test

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Define reaction time

The amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus

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How can u test reaction time

Ruler drop test

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What is speed

The rate at which your body is able to perform a movement

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What is the test for speed

30m sprint test

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Define balance

The ability to keep the body static when in a static position and when moving

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What is coordination

Being able to move 2 or more body parts together accurately

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How is coordination tested

Tennis ball wall test