What does PAR-Q stand for?
Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
Name the health related fitness tests
Cooper Run Hand Grip Strength Test Sit and Reach test Harvard step test
Name the skill related fitness tests
Illinois agility run Standing stork test Sergeant Jump Test Standing broad jump Ruler drop test 30 metre sprint Three ball juggle
What does the 12 minute Cooper run test ?
Cardiovascular fitness Muscular endurance
What does the hand grip test, test ?
What does the sit and reach test , test ?
What does the Harvard step test , test?
Cardiovascular endurance Muscular Endurance
What does the Illinois run test ?
What does the standing stork test , test ?
What does the sergeant jump test , test ?
What does the Standing broad jump test ?
What does the Ruler drop test, test ?
What does the 30m sprint test ?
What does the three ball juggle ?
What should you do before starting and exercise programme ?
Decide on what your aiming to improve , and then test the aspect
What should you do before completing a PAR-Q ?
Be sure on any medical problems you have e.g diabetes , asthma
What is the Sergeant jump test?
The sergeant jump test is where you stand near a wall and you have to bend your knees and jump on the spot reaching as high up as you can in and touch the wall with your finger tips.
What is the standing broad jump ?
Where you lie on the floor while someone marks your height and you have to jump forward and see if you can jump past your own height.
What is the ruler drop test ?
Where your partner holds a ruler at 0, you place your thumb and forefinger at 50cm. Your partner has control of when to release the ruler however you must not know and try to catch the ruler
What is the Illinois agility run ?
A course is set up and participants have to run around the course and change direction. The participant is timed.
What are the six methods of training?
1. Interval 2. Continuous 3. Fartlek 4. Circuit 5. Weight 6. Cross
Define interval training
Interval training is high intensity periods of work followed by defined periods of rest.
What sports is interval training suitable for?
It is suitable for many different sports from swimming to athletics and football. It can be used for individual and team training.
Give three advantages of interval training
1. It includes a rest period (interval) which allows recovery. 2. It includes repetitions of high quality work which raise the pulse rate to near maximum which will improve cardiovascular fitness. 3. It includes sprint running or swimming, which is anaerobic.
What is interval training mainly designed to improve?
It is mainly designed to improve speed but also improves cardiovascular fitness because it is high intensity and is always done at a fast pace.
Define continuous training
Continuous training is any type of physical training that involves activity without rest intervals. It is performed at a moderate intensity.
What sports is continuous training suitable for?
Continuous training is good for long distance athletes, cyclists and swimmers.
Give three advantages of continuous training
1. It improves aerobic fitness as it includes long comparatively slow activity. 2. It can be done individually or in a group in a variety of places. 3. It can be adapted to individual needs and to use the FITT principle.
What is continuous training designed to improve?
Cardiovascular endurance and muscular endurance.
Define fartlek training
Fartlek training means 'speed play' in Swedish and is a combination of fast and slow running but takes place over different terrain and can include hills.