Presentation on theme: "What is ‘Motor’ Fitness ?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is ‘Motor’ Fitness ? Motor Fitness is also known as ‘Skill Related Fitness’ and thisgives us a clue as to how these qualities help us when playing a game.Skill is the learned ability to carry out the result you want withmaximum certainty and efficiency.There are 6 parts of skill related fitness and you have probably heardof at least some of these while taking part in your P.E. lessons.On the next page there will be 6 words and 6 definitions. Can you accuratelymatch the right part of motor fitness to the right definition? Write the singlewords in pencil so that you can change things easily if you get one wrong !Write them in pen when you are giventhe right answers.
2 C oordination R eaction Time A gility P ower B alance S peed Parts of Motor Fitness and their ‘jumbled-up’definitionsTask: Match the correct parts of Motor Fitness with the definitions below.Part of Motor FitnessDefinitionC oordinationThe ability to move limbs in the fastest possible timeThe ability to hold a position without falling overR eaction TimeThe ability of the body to change direction and stop quicklyA gilityThe ability to respond to an event or stimulushappening in the shortest possible timeP owerThe ability of the muscles to transfer energy or applyforce as quickly as possibleB alanceThe ability of the body and senses to work togetherto produce fluent & controlled movementS peedRemember the parts of motorfitness as C.R.A.P.B.S
3 C oordination R eaction Time A gility P ower B alance S peed Parts of Motor Fitness and their definitionsPart of Motor FitnessDefinitionC oordinationThe ability of the body and senses to work togetherto produce fluent & controlled movementR eaction TimeThe ability to respond to an event or stimulushappening in the shortest possible timeA gilityThe ability of the body to change direction and stop quicklyThe ability of the muscles to transfer energyor apply force as quickly as possibleP owerB alanceThe ability to hold a position without falling overS peedThe ability to move limbs in the fastest possible timeRemember the parts of motorfitness as C.R.A.P.B.SThis is how your table should look – Erase any mistakes you may have made.
4 C oordination This tennis serve relies heavily Is the ability of the body and senses to work togetherto produce fluent & controlled movementThis tennis serve relies heavilyon Coordination as the eyes, handand body must work smoothlyto control the swing of the racketto meet the ball in the centre of theracket.
5 Reaction Time is the ability to respond to an event or stimulus happening in the shortest possible timeAthletics sprint events begin with a sequence of events:Gun goes offSound travels from gun to earear registers sound, sends impulse to brainbrain processes sound, sends signal to start running.signal is received by muscles; sprinter goesFact: Some top class sprinters can respond to the starting gun going off in 0.13 seconds and have extremely fast REACTION TIMES.The ruler drop test is agood way to measureReaction Time
6 http://youtu.be/2aHG9RiUbx0 Football Agility Agility is the ability to change direction and stop quicklyFootball AgilityIn the following example athletes useAgility to beat a defender.Watch how he moves his body firstto the right then swerves past thedefender quickly in the oppositedirection.Basketball Agility
7 Testing your AgilityThe Illinois Agility Run Test is conducted as follows:The athlete lies face down on the floor at the start pointOn the assistant's command the athlete jumps to his/her feet and sprints around the cones to the finishThe assistant records the total time taken from his command to the athlete completing the course.
8 Power is the ability of the muscles to transfer energy or apply force as quickly as possible Testing Power -The Sergeant Jump123In this Basketball practice the coachis trying to develop ExplosiveStrength or Power in the leg muscles.1 Reach up and record score ‘A’ on the wall marker.2 Bend knees and swing arms to help gain height3 Jump as high as possible and touch the scale. Record score B.Height jumped = Distance B – Distance A.
9 Balance is the ability to hold a position without falling over Testing balance – the Flamingo Testdescription / procedure: the person stands on one leg for as long as possible.scoring: time length of time person can stay in balance positionequipment required: flat, non-slip surface, stopwatch, paper and pencil, benchvariations: to increase the degree of difficulty, the test can be conducted with the person having their arms either by their sides, held out horizontally, or on their head. You could also conduct the test with their eyes closed for each of these variations too. A bench can be upturned and used to balance on to increase difficulty.Some Gymnastic skills makegreat demands on your abilityto maintain stability
10 Fitness Testing Crossword Across1 What is being tested if you do as many step-ups as you can in 3 minutes? Muscular _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (9) 3 What does a grip dynamometer measure? (8) 6 What does the alternate hand wall throw measure? (12) 7 Name a piece of equipment that you need for the shoulder lift test. (5) 8 If you have a high aerobic fitness level your heart rate will be _ _ _ _ _ when resting and exercising. (5) 10 In the sergeant jump you jump as _ _ _ _ as you can. (4) 12 How many minutes do you run for in the Cooper test? (6) 13 Name one aspect of fitness that the 5m shuttle tests. (5) 15 Name a test that measures muscular power. (8,5,4) 17 Name one pulse point. (6,6) 21 In the Multistage fitness test what is short for Maximal Oxygen Consumption? (6) 22 What does the stork stand measure? (7) 23 Name a test that measures aerobic fitness. (5,4) 24 What does the ruler-drop test measure? (8,4) Down2 Agility tests mean? (8,9) 4 A muscular endurance test must last for more than _ _ _ _ _ _ seconds. (6) 5 The Harvard fitness test uses what activity? (4,3) 8 If you have a high aerobic fitness level you can exercise for _ _ _ _ _ _ without feeling tired. (6) 9 What does the sit and reach test measure? (11) 11 Name a test that measures muscular endurance. (3,3) 14 What is recorded in the Cooper test? (8) 16 How many minutes do you work for in the Harvard step test? (4) 18 What does the Illinois _ _ _ _ _ _ _run test? (7) 19 Name a piece of equipment that you need for the sit and reach test. (5) 20 If you have a high aerobic fitness level you can use up more _ _ _ _ _ _ when you are exercising. (6)