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Components of physical fitness that are important in my chosen activity: Football.

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Components of physical fitness that are important in my chosen activity Activity: Football There is no question now that the fitness side of the game now is vital for a winning team to be successful and knowing how to improve all the components that make up the Physical profile of a player is very important. Building Stamina, Agility, Speed, Strength, flexibility and skill takes a lot of knowledge and planning to be effective throughout the season; to enable the team to function for eight or nine months is very hard if you want to avoid injuries. Acceleration: This is the rate at which a person can reach top speed from a standing still position. ...read more.

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They may need to avoid the tackle and changing the shape of the body will prevent any injury to them. Midfield players need to be agile when taking opposing players on, being able to twist and turn with the ball and able to confuse a player so you can beat them is a go Coordination: the ability to control the movement of the body in co-operation with the body's sensory functions e.g. catching a ball (ball, hand and eye co-ordination). Useful also when running with a ball, being able to run at speed and do different skills with the ball e.g. a step-over. ...read more.

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Stamina/Endurance: Endurance is developing the energy production system(s) to meet the demands of the event. Stamina/endurance is important for keeping up with the game you are participating in. This becomes essential for a player should his role in the team require him to run about the pitch, it is very important in a game situation if you are playing a pressing tactic. Strength: The common definition is the ability to exert a force against a resistance. A players strength determines how well he can impose himself within the centre of the field, it is very important to have a few strong players in your team, it is always good if you a some kind of physical presence in the centre of midfield or defence. Section A - Application of Anatomical and Physiological Knowledge to Improve Performance - 1 - ...read more.

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