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Year 9 GCSE

Spring Term

Frequency Planning how often you train
Intensity How hard someone trains
Time Specifically planning how long you train for
Type Means the method of training chosen to achieve a persons particular goal
Specificity Matching training to the requirements of an activity
Progressive Overload To gradually increase the amount of overload so that fitness gains occur, but without potential of injury
Rest The period of time allotted to recovery
Recovery The time required for the repair of damage to the body caused by training or competition
Reversibility Any adaptation that takes as a consequence of training will be reversed when you stop training
Interval Training It includes repeated sprint running or swimming and also includes a rest, which allows recovery
Continuous Training Improves Aerobic fitness, as it includes long, comparatively slow, activity. Steady training
Fartlek Training Is a combination of fast and slow running. Swedish for 'Speed' and 'Play'.
Circuit Training This training involves a number of exercises, arranged so as to avoid exercising the same muscle groups consecutively. Develops general Fitness, working both the muscles and cardiovascular system.
Skill Circuit This method of training is specific to a particular activity. Instead of doing different exercises at each station, a different skill for the chosen sport is practised.
Weight Training This training method of training uses progressive resistance, either in the form of actual weight lifted or in terms of the number of time the weight is lifted (repetitions).
Cross Training This training method is a mixture of training. This helps to break up the monotony of using one method and can also help to reduce the stresses on the body which can result from using a single training method.
Target Zone The range within which an individual needs to work for Aerobic training to take place (60-80% of Maximum Heart Rate)
Maximum Heart Rate 220 - age =
Created by: MissGriffiths