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PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING

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PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING PROGRAMMES

Physical fitness is the ability of an individual to have sufficient energy to perform one`s work effectively without unnecessary fatigue and still have little extra as a to enjoy social activities and cope with emergencies after daily work Physical fitness can be simply defined as the ability of an individual to perform his or her daily work well without feeling too tired and still have reserve energy to do some other activities.   PHYSICAL FITNESS CAN BE GROUPED INTO TWO PARTS Health related components of physical fitness:-They are directly related and affect the health of an individual. They are essential for survival regardless of a person`s sex, age, religion or occupation. These includes Muscular strength Muscular endurance Cardio-vascular-respiratory endurance Flexibility   Performance or Skills related components of physical fitness-They are essential for skills performance, They are regarded as additional to health related components. These are the abilities required by an… Read More »PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING PROGRAMMES

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PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING PROGRAMME

Exercises to Develop Strength, Endurance and Flexibility The following exercises are designed to develop strength, endurance and flexibility: Strength development: Pull up, press up, knee bend, sit up, weight training. Endurance development: Circuit training (running on the spot— squat thrust—- press up—Harvard step up—-tread mill—-windmill—-squat jump—-sit up) Flexibility development: Windmill, duck walk, hurdle stretch, bending from the trunk, bending the neck sideways, bending forward and backward, trunk flexion standing, trunk extension.   Safety Precautions While Performing Exercises The following safety precautions should be observed while performing exercises: (i) You must know your limitation. (ii) The person must not force himself to perform activity he cannot perform. (iii) There must be general warm up before performing activities. (iv) Students should be allowed to practice for some time before testing. (v) Target should be set on each activity. (vi) Activity must be appropriate to the age and weight of the student. (vii)… Read More »PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING PROGRAMME

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PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING

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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