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Chapter 2 - Components Of Fitness

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Chapter 2 - Components Of Fitness

Physical fitness is made up of both health-related and skill-related components.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The health-related components of physical fitness are most associated with:
    • A. 

      How fast you improve.

    • B. 

      How well the systems of the body operate.

    • C. 

      How well you perform in sports activities.

    • D. 

      Your level of athletic ability.

  • 2. 
    Flexibility is best described as the:
    • A. 

      Ability to exert force

    • B. 

      Ability to work the muscle over a period of time.

    • C. 

      Range of movement possible at various joints.

    • D. 

      Time it takes to get moving once you see the need to move.

  • 3. 
    The ability of muscles to exert force one time is called:
    • A. 

      Muscular endurance.

    • B. 

      Muscular strength.

    • C. 

      Power.

    • D. 

      Reaction time .

  • 4. 
    The ability to do strength performances at a rapid pace is called:
    • A. 

      Agility.

    • B. 

      Power.

    • C. 

      Reaction time.

    • D. 

      Speed.

  • 5. 
    The amount of time it takes to get moving once your senses signal the need to move is:
    • A. 

      Agility.

    • B. 

      Coordination.

    • C. 

      Speed.

    • D. 

      Reaction time.

  • 6. 
    The integration of eye, hand, and foot movements is called:
    • A. 

      Coordination.

    • B. 

      Agility.

    • C. 

      Balance.

    • D. 

      Reaction time.

  • 7. 
    The ability to change direction quickly and control movement of the whole body is called:
    • A. 

      Balance.

    • B. 

      Agility.

    • C. 

      Flexibility.

    • D. 

      Power.

  • 8. 
    The ability to use skeletal muscles for a long period of time without tiring is called:
    • A. 

      Muscular strength.

    • B. 

      Power.

    • C. 

      Reaction time.

    • D. 

      Muscular endurance.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Body Mass Index (BMI).

    • B. 

      Underwater weight.

    • C. 

      Skinfold measurements.

    • D. 

      PACER Test

  • 10. 
    The ability to cover a distance in a short period of time is called:
    • A. 

      Speed.

    • B. 

      Agility.

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular fitness.

    • D. 

      Reaction time.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is/are a skill-related fitness component?
    • A. 

      Agility.

    • B. 

      Balance.

    • C. 

      Flexibility.

    • D. 

      Agility and Balance are both skill-related.

  • 12. 
    The ability to keep the body in an upright posture while standing still, moving, or holding a position upside down is called:
    • A. 

      Agility.

    • B. 

      Balance.

    • C. 

      Power.

    • D. 

      Muscular endurance.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Agility run.

    • B. 

      PACER test.

    • C. 

      Running sprints.

    • D. 

      Curl-ups.

  • 14. 
    The ability of the heart, blood, blood vessels, and the respiratory system to supply oxygen and necessary fuel to the muscles during exercise is called:
    • A. 

      Health-related fitness.

    • B. 

      Skill-related fitness.

    • C. 

      Physical fitness.

    • D. 

      Cardiovascular fitness.

  • 15. 
    Body composition is best described as the:
    • A. 

      Amount of fat a person has.

    • B. 

      Key to health-related fitness.

    • C. 

      Ratio of fat to muscle, bone, and other tissue in a person’s body.

    • D. 

      Amount of muscle a person has.

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      A method of comparing yourself to other people.

    • B. 

      Satisfactory levels of flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, and body composition necessary for good health.

    • C. 

      Scoring at the 70th percentile.

    • D. 

      The percentage of individuals of the same age and sex who scored at or below your test score.

  • 17. 
    Which of the activities below would best test muscular strength in the legs?
    • A. 

      Bench press.

    • B. 

      Squats.

    • C. 

      Pull-ups.

    • D. 

      Push-ups.

  • 18. 
    If you are a good jumper, you are strong in which area?
    • A. 

      Power.

    • B. 

      Agility.

    • C. 

      Balance.

    • D. 

      Reaction time.

  • 19. 
    Because flexibility is specific to each joint, no single test can provide complete information about the flexibility of all major joints of your body.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 20. 
    The purpose of the initial fitness assessment, or pre-test, is:
    • A. 

      To compare students to each other.

    • B. 

      To identify your strengths and weaknesses.

    • C. 

      To provide you with a basis for setting realistic goals

    • D. 

      B and C are both correct.

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 23. 
    Fitness is a personal matter and you should compete with yourself to become healthier.  
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 24. 
    Self-testing throughout a fitness plan helps to monitor progress, determine effectiveness of the program, and update your goals.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE