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dance physical skills gcse

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posture
the way the body is held
alignment
correct placement of body parts in relation to each other
balance
a steady or held position achieved by an even distribution of weight
coordination
the efficient combination of body parts
control
the ability to start and stop movement, change direction and hold a shape efficiently
flexibility
the range of movement in the joints (involving muscles, tendons and ligaments)
mobility
the range of movement in a joint; the ability to move fluently from action to action
strength
muscular power
stamina
ability to maintain physical and mental energy over periods of time
extension
lengthening one or more muscles or limbs
isolation
an independent movement of part of the body
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