Physical Education Mid-Year Exam Review

  1. What is cardiovascular fitness?
    The body's ability to supply oxygen to the muscles in order to maintain prolonged physical activity.
  2. Muscular endurance is _________.
    The ability of a muscle or group of muscles to sustain repeated contractions against a resistance for an extended period of time.
  3. What are two means of testing muscular endurance?
    • 1. Sit ups
    • 2. Push-ups
  4. The Harvard Step and Multi-Stage Fitness tests evaluate which type of fitness?
    Cardiovascular fitness
  5. What is flexibility?
    A type of fitness based on the range of movement of the joints.
  6. Define agility.
    The level at which the body can change position effectivly
  7. Muscular power/explosive strength is the muscle's capacity to______________
    Apply force and speed simultaneously
  8. What are the 8 classes of fitness?
    • 1. Cardiovascular endurance
    • 2. Flexibility
    • 3. Agility
    • 4. Explosive strength/muscular power
    • 5. Dominant Hand Speed
    • 6. Muscular endurance
    • 7. Coordination
    • 8. Balance
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Physical Education Mid-Year Exam Review
A set of flashcards intended to serve as a means of review for the 2011 Physical Education Mid-Year Exam