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Importance of Physical Fitness



Meaning of Physical Fitness Physical fitness is the ability of an individual to perform his daily work well without feeling too tired and still have reserve energy in case of emergency.   Components of Physical Fitness The components of physical fitness are: (a) Health related components (b) Skills or performance related components   (a) The health related components are: (i) Muscular power (ii) Muscular strength (iii) Muscular endurance (iv) Cardio vascular respiratory endurance (v) Flexibility (vi) Resistance to diseases     (b) The performance related components include (i) Coordination (ii) Muscular power (iii) Speed (iv) Agility (v) Accuracy (vi) Balance (vii) Body composition Flexibility and power are essential for health and very important for skills performance.   Characteristics of a Physically Fit Person The characteristics of a physically fit person are as follows: (i) Physical characteristics: He has organic vigour, organic base, is active, is skilled in some physical activities… Read More »PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING

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