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:It helps you change directions quickly and efficiently. Agility helps you maneuver around an opponent on the field, avoid a pothole when riding your bike, and turn to hit a tennis ball or catch a baseball.
It helps you remain upright no matter what obstacles or uncertainties you encounter. Balance helps you stay on the balance beam, stay on a horse when it runs down a trail, stay on your surfboard, keep upright on skis, avoid falling on rollerblades, and stay on your feet when bumped by an opponent.
Reaction time allows you to use information from all your senses and make fast decisions about how and where to move your body. Reaction time helps you quickly grab your little sister as she starts to fall, start to run as soon as you hear the starting gun in track, avoid getting hit in dodgeball, and judge where the serve will land in volleyball or tennis.
It allows you to move quickly while exerting the maximum force of your muscles. Power helps you jump at the net and spike the volleyball, push your way through other players to advance the football, swing a baseball bat to send the ball flying, push off the starting block in swimming, and lift heavy items into the trunk of your car.
It helps you move your body or parts of your body quickly. Speed helps you quickly move down the court for a layup, make a fast wrestling move to pin your opponent, run home before you're tagged out, and move your hands quickly for tennis or racquetball.
It helps you use the senses together with various body parts during movement. Coordination helps you dribble a basketball, skate and pass the hockey puck, juggle three tennis balls, or dance on beat.
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