Components of Fitness


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Components of Fitness

  1. 1. Components of Fitness<br />BTEC Sport<br />Miss Bowe<br />
  2. 2. Objective<br />To recall the components of fitness<br />Apply the components of fitness to sporting examples<br />Identify the different ways of testing fitness<br />Describe how to test for MSE and Speed<br />
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  4. 4. What do I have to do?<br />It is important that you have a good understandingof each test we look at<br />You need to make some brief notes that you can refer to later on<br />Make sure you know how to test for each component using rules for safety! <br />Hands up if there is anything you are not clear about or don’t understand<br />
  5. 5. Before we start …<br />Informed consent <br /> The person’spermission<br />Bearing this in mind, can you:<br /><ul><li>Think of any problemsif you are running the tests at school?
  6. 6. List what information you need to know about the person taking the test?</li></li></ul><li>Read the description and write down - component of fitness - an example of a sport or famous player who uses this<br />The ability to change direction quickly and accurately<br />… Agility<br />e.g. Lionel Messi (Football)<br />
  7. 7. Next one …The ability of the cardiovascular system (the heart and lungs) to supply oxygen to exercising muscles<br />… Aerobic Endurance<br />e.g. Lance Armstrong (Cycling)<br />
  8. 8. And another …<br />The ability to combine strength and speed<br />… Power<br />e.g. David Haye (Boxing)<br />
  9. 9. What about this one …<br />The amount of movement possible around a joint<br />… Flexibility<br />e.g. Jackie Chan (martial arts)<br />
  10. 10. Over to you …<br />List the components of fitness you think you would need to be survive in this video and explain why …<br />
  11. 11. Muscular Strength and Endurance<br />The ability of a muscle or group of muscles to exert<br /><ul><li>One maximum contraction = Strength
  12. 12. Repeated contractions = Endurance</li></li></ul><li>Muscular Strength<br />How do we test?<br />1 repetition max test (strength)<br />Any particular rules or regulations?<br />Use a friend to help you. Try to lift the heaviest weight you can ONCE. Start by lifting a lighter weight for a few repetitions then add more weight.<br />How should the results be recorded?<br />Pen and paper <br />How to use the results<br />Follow a training programme to improve strength and beat 1RM<br />
  13. 13. Muscular Endurance<br />How do we test?<br />1 minute push up or sit up test (endurance) to a set speed<br />Sit ups – with good technique sliding hands towards feet like this …Push ups – with good technique and not like this …<br />How should the results be recorded?<br />Stopwatch and counting number of correct repetitions completed<br />How to use the results<br />Follow training programme to improve endurance and beat test next time<br />
  14. 14. Speed<br />The ability to move a short distance in the quickest possible time<br />
  15. 15. Speed<br />How do we test?<br />40 metre sprint test – the distance is marked out on a track or in a gym<br />Any particular rules or regulations?<br />Start from a stationary position with one foot in front of the other<br />How should the results be recorded?<br />Using a stopwatch<br />How to use the results<br />Follow a training programme to improve speed and beat previous time<br />
  16. 16. Plenary<br />Spend 3 minutes completing your plenary worksheet:<br />You should now be able to …<br />List some of the key components of fitness<br />Understand which components we need in different sports<br />Explain how to test for<br />Muscular strength and endurance<br />Speed<br />