Analysing Fitness The Fitness Training Series DVD

Analysing Fitness The Fitness Training Series DVD
  • Author: Boulton & Hawker
    Format: DVD
    Publication Date: 2007


Suitable for GCSE and AS/A2 students, this 2007 DVD examines the components of fitness, and looks at fitness tests and analysing fitness for specific sports. It deals in turn with: What is fitness? - definitions of fitness; health-related fitness, skill/performance-related fitness; physical, mental, emotional and social benefits of maintaining good levels of fitness. Fitness components 1 - aerobic power/cardio-respiratory endurance, anaerobic power (ATP-PC and lactic acid systems), muscular strength, muscular endurance, speed, muscular power. Fitness components 2 - flexibility (static and dynamic), agility, balance (static and dynamic), reaction time, co-ordination, body composition. Fitness testing - for aerobic power and capacity (Cooper-s 12 minute run test, shuttle run/beep test), anaerobic power (phosphate recovery test), muscular strength (grip strength test), muscular endurance (sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups), muscular power (jump test), static flexibility and agility. Analysing fitness for a particular sport - data collection, results compared with benchmarks, analysis of skills frequency and effectiveness. work/rest ratios, movement patterns.