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Vocabulary 3

Health terms

Physical Fitness ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue
Agility ability to move quick and easy
Balance an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady
Coordination the organization of the different elements of a complex body or activity so as to enable them to work together effectively
Speed the rate of which someone or something is able to move or operate
Power ability to act or produce an effect
Reaction Time the amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus
Overload an excessive load or amount
Cross-Training the action or practice engaging in two or more sports or types of exercise in order to improve fitness or performance in one's main sport
Aerobic any of various sustained exercises that strengthen the heart and lungs
Anaerobic a physical exercise intense enough to cause lactate to form
Warm-Up prepare for physical exertion or a performance by exercising or practicing gently beforehand
Cool down a period of low impact or slower exercise following a more intense workout to allow the body to gradually return to its normal psychological level
Resting Heart Rate the number of times your heart beats per minute while at complete rest
Target Heart Rate a specific age-based pulse rate to be maintained during aerobic exercise to ensure optimal cardiovascular function
Progression the process of developing over a period of time
Specificity the extent to which a diagnostic test is specific for a particular condition, trait, etc.
Creatine a compound formed in protein metabolism and present in much living tissue
Anabolic Steroids a synthetic steroid hormone that resembles testosterone in promoting the growth of muscle
Cross Fit a high-intensity fitness program incorporating elements from several sports and types of exercise
Created by: VictoriaS881