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Components of fitnes

Dynamic Strength Strength needed to support own body over prolonged period of time.
Explosive Strength Strength used in one short, sharp burst.
Static strength Max strength that can be applied to an immovable force.
Speed To move all body parts as quickly as possible. (combination of reaction and movement time)
Power Max amount of speed and strength combined. Cannot be maintained over a long period of time.
Cardiovascular Endurance The ability of the heart and lungs to work efficiently over a prolonged period of time without tiring.
Flexibility The range of movement around a joint.
Agility The ability to move quickly, changing direction at speed.
Balance The ability to maintain a given posture in static of dynamic (changing) situations. Staying level or stable during performance.
Co-ordination The ability to control two of more body parts at the same time to produce one efficient movement.
Reaction Time The time taken for the body to respond to a stimulus.
Timing The ability to coincide and combine movements such as decision making and reaction time to perform an action. E.g. catching a ball
Specificity Training should match the sport requirements.
Progression Workload of a session to gradually increase to decrease risk of injury.
Overload Working the body harder than usual using the FIT principle.
Frequency No of sessions
Intensity The amount in one session
Time Time spent on the session
Reversibility Improvements that have been made through training will be lost if training stops.
Tedium Training should be varied and interesting to prevent boredom.
Continuous Training Low/moderate exercise without any breaks e.g. Running, cycling, swimming.
Interval Training Short periods of intense exercise separated with rest periods.
Fartlek Intense exercise separated by low intensity exercise e.g. walk, brisk walk, sprint, jog.
Circuit Training A number of different exercises designed to work different muscles.
Weight training Used to improve muscular strength/endurance and muscle tone.
Created by: rfarrer



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