11 terms

PE 1

ability to change the direction of your body quickly and efficiently at the speed of your travel
ability to remain in equilibrium while being stationery or moving
the ability to use your body parts, muscles, to move smoothly and accurately
the ability to move your body from one point to another as fast as possible
reaction time
the amount of time taken for you to respond to a stimulus (based on sight and touch)
the application of speed and strength to produce a muscular movement
cardiorespiratory endurance
the body's ability, over sustained periods of physical activity, to deliver oxygen and nutrients to tissues, and to remove wastes (long runs)
muscular endurance
the ability of a muscle, or a group of muscles, to sustain repeated contractions or to continue applying force against a fixed object (push-ups)
the ability to move joints and use muscles through their full range of motion (sit-and-reach)
muscular strength
the muscle's ability to exert force for a brief span of time (lifting weights)
body composition
the ratio of lean body mass to fat