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aspects of fitness

Posted by lednum on October 2, 2006

 Physical fitness

Power- the combination of strength and speed (explosive strength)

Speed- the ability to cover a certain distance in a short period of time.

Muscular endurance- the ability for a group of muscles to work continously over a period of time.

Flexibility – the range of movement across a joint.

Cardio rispiratory endurance- the ability of the heart and lungs to work continously for a period of time.

-strength- the amount of force you can exert in a single effort.

TEST

Skill related fitness

Agility- ability to change direction at speed

Balance – ability to maintain centre of gravity above base of support.

Reaction time- the length of time from when a signal is detected until start of movement.

TO IMPROVE SKILL RELATED FITNESS WE MUST TRAIN WITHIN THE ACTIVITY.

Skill related fitness can be imporved by working in situations that closely match the performance environment

-drill/practices

-conditioned game

-skill circuits

Mental fitness

 Mental rehearsal- using imagery to visualise a perofrmance before it is physically carried out,positive thoughts.

Level of arousal- optimum level of arousal .

Mangaing emotions- control emotions during game, or high pressure situations, positive self talk/words, physical cues / routine.

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