Standard Grade PE. The body: Aspects of fitness MUSCULAR ENDURANCE STRENGTH. Learning Outcomes. Pupils will learn: Definition of muscular endurance and strength Test for strength and muscular endurance Benefits of having a good level of strength and muscular endurance
Aspects of fitness
Pupils will learn:
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Swimming – to be able to maintain a long arm pull for the duration of the race
Volleyball – ME in arms - to be able to play accurate sets for the duration of the game.
The maximum force a muscle can exert in a single effort.
The amount of force is dependant on the size of the muscle. The larger the muscle the stronger it is.
METHOD: WEIGHT LIFTING
To develop strength you would lift heavy weights and low reps.
e.g. Bicep curls 6 times - 8kg, 30 secs rest, and repeat 5 times
Exercises need to be specific to muscle groups to develop strength
WHY IS STRENGTH IMPORTANT IN INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES?
Gymnastics –Having good
strength in the arms
allowed me to hold
my handstand in a
straight line for longer.
WHY IS STRENGTH IMPORTANT IN TEAM ACTIVITIES?