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					                                                          Skill Related Fitness
Terms           Definition                               Sport               Importance in sport                  Test             My result
Agility



Balance



Co-
ordination



Power



Reaction
Time



Speed




Having discussed what these words mean, think about what sport(s) would need it and then explain why it would be an advantage in that sport.
Now complete a circuit of fitness tests set up by your teacher to experience these fitness components. Write in the name of each test and what you
achieve.
                                                            Skill Related Fitness
Terms            Definition                                           Sport                 Importance in sport
Agility          Agility is the ability to change the direction of    Trampolining          Completion of sequences with control.
                 the body at speed. A combination of speed,
                 balance, power and coordination.

Balance          Balance is the ability to maintain equilibrium       Gymnastics            To maintain balance on the beam.
                 when stationary or moving.


Co-ordination    Co-ordination is the ability to carry out a series   Football / Hockey     Saving penalty kicks / flicks.
                 of movements smoothly & efficiently.


Power             A part of strength. Muscular power is the           Athletics throwing    Releasing the implement at speed with as
                 ability to contract muscles with speed & force       events.               much strength as possible, to gain greater
                 in one explosive act.                                                      distance.

Reaction Time Reaction Time is the ability to respond to a            Swimming start.       React to the starters gun first and take the
              stimulus quickly.                                                             lead.


Speed            Speed is the ability to move all or part of the      Team games.           Need to change pace and direction to get
                 body as quickly as possible.                                               away from opponents.



Having discussed what these words mean, think about what sport(s) would need it and then explain why it would be an advantage in that sport.
Now complete a circuit of fitness tests set up by your teacher to experience these fitness components. Write in the name of each test and what you
achieve.

				
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