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Concept of physical fitness
 

Introduction to Physical Fitness

In simple terms, “physical fitness” refers to the ability of the body to adapt to external environment and cope with daily activities. Good physical fitness not only enables a person to carry out daily works, but also gives him / her extra energy to enjoy leisure, ensuring the body can adapt to unexpected environmental changes and daily pressures. There are two kinds of physical fitness, namely Health-related Physical Fitness and Sports-related Physical Fitness.

Health-related Physical Fitness
Purpose:

healthy body, quality life

Elements
  • Cardiorespiratory endurance
  • Muscular strength and endurance
  • Flexibility
  • Body Composition
  • Neuromuscular relaxation
Sports-related Physical Fitness
Purpose:

winning trophies and honors in competition

Elements:
  • Cardiorespiratory endurance
  • Muscular strength and endurance
  • Flexibility
  • Body Composition
  • Neuromuscular relaxation
  • Agility
  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Power
  • Coordination

 

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