Fitness Components Poster

Aliyah Galloway

Cardiovascular Endurance

The ability of the circulatory system (heart and blood vessels) to supply oxygen to working muscles during exercises.


This picture is cardiovascular endurance because her heart is pumping blood to her legs so that she can keep running.

Muscluar Strength

The amount of force that can be produced by a single contraction of a muscle.


This picture is muscular strength because it is showing the girl using her muscles to lift the weights.

Muscular Endurance

The ability of a muscle group to continue muscle movement over a length of time.


This picture is muscular endurance because as the woman is swimming its showing HOW MANY TIMES she is swimming and using her muscles to get across.

Flexibility

The range of movement possible at various joints.

Body Composition

The relative percentage of body fat compared to lean body mass (muscle, bone, water, etc)

Speed

The ability to move quickly from one point to another in a straight line.

Agility

The ability of the body to change direction quickly.

Balance

The ability to maintain an upright posture while still or moving.

Coordination

Integration with hand and/or foot movements with the input of the senses.

Reaction Time

The time it takes to react and move once you realize the need to move.

Power

The ability to do strength work at an explosive time.