BFEC Fitness Testing & Training  Components of Fitness Lloyd Dean
Aims  <ul><li>Define the following components of fitness: </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></...
 
Strength <ul><li>The extent to which muscles can exert force by contracting against resistance. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. hol...
Flexibility <ul><li>The range of movement that is possible in a joint </li></ul>
Agility <ul><li>The ability to perform a series of explosive movements in rapid succession in opposing directions </li></ul>
Cardiovascular Endurance <ul><li>The heart’s ability to deliver blood to working muscles and their ability to use it </li>...
Muscular Endurance <ul><li>The ability to keep working a single group of muscles over a long period of time </li></ul>
Speed <ul><li>The rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time </li><...
Body Composition <ul><li>The percentage of body weight which is fat, muscle and bone. </li></ul>
Aims  <ul><li>Define the following components of fitness: </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></...
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Components Of Fitness

  1. 1. BFEC Fitness Testing & Training Components of Fitness Lloyd Dean
  2. 2. Aims <ul><li>Define the following components of fitness: </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Aerobic Endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular Endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Body Composition </li></ul>
  3. 4. Strength <ul><li>The extent to which muscles can exert force by contracting against resistance. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. holding or restraining an object or person </li></ul>
  4. 5. Flexibility <ul><li>The range of movement that is possible in a joint </li></ul>
  5. 6. Agility <ul><li>The ability to perform a series of explosive movements in rapid succession in opposing directions </li></ul>
  6. 7. Cardiovascular Endurance <ul><li>The heart’s ability to deliver blood to working muscles and their ability to use it </li></ul>
  7. 8. Muscular Endurance <ul><li>The ability to keep working a single group of muscles over a long period of time </li></ul>
  8. 9. Speed <ul><li>The rate at which an individual is able to perform a movement or cover a distance in a period of time </li></ul>
  9. 10. Body Composition <ul><li>The percentage of body weight which is fat, muscle and bone. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Aims <ul><li>Define the following components of fitness: </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Aerobic Endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular Endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Body Composition </li></ul>
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