Name two components of fitness: one health related and one skill related?
Health Related Components: Cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, body composition. Skill Related Components: Balance, coordination, agility, reaction time, power, speed. These components help you stay healthy, perform better in physical activities, and reach your fitness goals!
Components of Fitness
Health-related Components of Fitness: The components of physical fitness that are related to a person’s health and well-being. These components include muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Skill-related Components of Fitness: The components of physical fitness that relate to a person’s ability to perform a specific skill. These components include agility, balance, coordination, power, reaction time, and speed. Physical Fitness: The ability of a person to perform physical activity with adequate strength, endurance, and flexibility, while maintaining a healthy body composition.
Flexibility is one of the health related components of fitness and is important for maintaining joint health. The skill related components of fitness include agility, balance, coordination, power, and reaction time. The components of fitness influence each other. For example, agility and power are related and can be improved together.
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Work together in pairs: What is the difference between health-related and skill-related components of physical fitness?
What are some examples of health-related components of fitness and how do they contribute to overall well-being?
Work together in pairs: Question: Explain the difference between a health-related component of fitness and a skill-related component of fitness.
Brain break: Draw a monkey holding an umbrella tightly, while trying to balance on one leg
Which of the following is a health-related component of fitness?
- Cardiorespiratory endurance
Which component of fitness refers to the ability of muscles to exert force?
- Muscular strength
- Reaction time
'Flexibility' is an example of which type of component?
What does the skill-related component 'Speed' refer to?
- The ability to maintain balance
- The ability to move quickly
- The ability to stretch and bend
Which component of fitness focuses on reaction time and coordination?
- Motor skills