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1

Define static strength

Static strength is the ability to apply force against a resistance without any movement occurring (isometric contraction)

2

Define dynamic strength

Dynamic strength is the ability to apply force to overcome a resistance where movement occurs (isotonic contractions)

3

Define strength endurance

Strength endurance is the ability to sustain repeated muscular contractions or a single muscular contraction over a period of time

4

Define maximum strength

Maximum strength is the ability to produce maximum force in a single muscular contraction

5

Define explosive/elastic strength

Explosive/elastic strength is the ability to produce a maximum amount of force in one or a series of repeated muscular contractions

6

Name a sporting example of strength endurance

Swimming

7

Name an example of maximum strength

Power lifting

8

Name an example of explosive/elastic strength

Gymnastic routines

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