COMPONENTS OF FITNESS

You are going to find out about the components of fitness and use the information you find to fill out this work book. This will require research so please remember to write details of any websites or books you used in the ‘references’ section.



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Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on strength:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
Reason / explanation:







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Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on speed:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on Power:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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What are the 2 fitness tests we use to measure ‘power’?

Test 1: Test 2:





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Describe how you conduct the two tests for CV endurance:

Cooper 12 minute run Multi-stage fitness test (bleep test)





Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on Cardiovascular endurance:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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What is the fitness test for flexibility called? ___________________________________

Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on Flexibility:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
Reason / explanation:





SKILL-RELATED FACTORS OF FITNESS



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Can you remember the name of the fitness test for agility? _______________________

Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on agility:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on balance:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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Can you describe how to conduct the fitness test for coordination ‘the alternate hand-wall toss’?




Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on coordination:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on reaction time:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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Timing is the ability to coincide movements in relation to external factors. It combines decision-making, reaction time and coordination to be able to perform some movement or action.

Examples & explanations of which sports performers rely on good timing:

Sports performer 1:
Sports performer 2:
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Choose your favourite sport / activity that you participate in. Write a paragraph explaining how much or little you rely on each of the components and factors during your sport/activity (this could be as part of your position’s role or a particular skill or part of the game / performance)