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2014-05-02 05:33:48

Exercise and fitness as part of your healthy, active lifestyle
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  1. Define the terms Health, Fitness and Exercise?
    Health - A state of complete mental, physical and social wellbeing and not merely the absense of disease or infirmity

    Fitness - The ability to meet the demands of the environment

    Exercise - A form of physical activity done to maintain or improve health and/or physical fitness, it is not competitive sport
  2. Define Cardio vascascular fitness?
    The ability to exercise the entire body for long periods of time without tiring
  3. "The ability to use voluntary muscles many times without getting tired" is the definition of ehich health-related component of fitness?
    Muscular Endurance
  4. Define Flexibilty?
    The range of movement possible at a joint.
  5. Weight Lifting is an example of a sport that requires this component of fitness?
    Muscular Strength/Power
  6. "The percentage of body weight that is fat, muscle and bone" is the definition of what component of fitness?
    Body Composition
  7. Dodging a defender in rugby requires predominantly what component of fitness?
  8. What is the difference between dynamic and static balance?
    Dynamic Balance - Balance when moving e.g Hammer Throw

    Static - Balance when stationary e.g. Handstand
  9. Define Power, Speed and Reaction Time?
    Power - The ability to do strength performances quickly

    Speed - The anount of time it takes to perform a particular action or cover a particular distance

    Reaction Time - The time it takes to react to a given stimulus
  10. Choose 2 Sports that require flexibility?
    Gymnastics, Dance, Figure skating
  11. Describe two different types of coordination?
    Hand - eye, Foot - eye, Hand - hand
  12. Which components of Fitness fit into each of the two categories?

    Health Related Components (5)

    Skill Related Components (6)
    Health Related Components - Cardiovascular fitness, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Flexibility, Body Composition.

    Skill Related - Balance, Coordination, Power, Speed, Reaction Time, Agility.