• Health Enhancement

    Vocabulary

    Component                            Definition                    

    Health Related Fitness:

     

    Body Composition

    Muscle versus Fat

    Muscle Endurance

    How long a muscle can work.

    Muscle Strength

    How hard a muscle can work.

    Cardio Respiratory Endurance

    How long the heart and lungs can work.

    Flexibility

    Range of motion around the joints

    Stress Management

    Ability to control or manage stress.

    Skill Related Fitness:

     

    Agility

    Ability to quickly change directions.

    Coordination

    Ability to use your eyes to move you body.

    Reaction Time

    Ability to react quickly to what you hear, see or feel.

    Balance

    Ability to control your equilibrium while moving or standing still.

    Speed

    Ability to perform a movement in a short period of time.

    Power

    Ability to perform a movement while using maximum force.

    Principles of Fitness:

     

    Overload

    Work harder than you normally do.

    Progression

    Increase your overload gradually.

    Plyometric

    High intensity exercises where both feet leave the floor at the same time.

    Interval Training

    Alternate high intensity activities with low intensity activities.

    Specificity

    In order to improve a particular skill you need to practice that particular skill.

    Velocity/Force

    As you decrease velocity (speed), you will increase force (resistance).

     

Last Modified on December 13, 2017