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Chapter 1

Basic PE Terms to Know

Borg Rating The measurement of intensity of physical activity based on exertion.
Complex motor skills Skills that are made up of two or more skills. Examples include hopping and skipping, throwing and catching.
Competency One’s ability, skill, and knowledge to perform a task.
Bones Major bones of the body include the cranium, clavicle, sternum, vertebra, ribs, pelvis, humerus, ulna, radius, femur, tibia, fibula, patella, tarsals, metatarsals, carpals, metacarpals, and phalanges
Defense A means or method of defending or protecting
Dynamic stretching A form of stretching beneficial in sports using momentum from form, and the momentum from static-active stretching strength, in an effort to propel the muscle into an extended range of motion not exceeding one’s static-passive stretching ability.
Fitness log A notebook used to record one’s fitness activities
Etiquette Rules governing socially acceptable behavior
Force The effort or tension generated in movement
Isokinetic Of or relating to muscular action with a constant rate of movement.
Target Heart-Rate Zone he minimum number of heartbeats in a given amount of time in order to reach the level of exertion necessary for cardiovascular fitness, specific to a person's age, gender, or physical fitness
Agility ability to move quickly and easily
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
Flexibility the quality of bending easily without breaking
Created by: carson.deisley