My personal exercise programme

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Name: Phillip Daniel Harrison

Gender: Male

Age: 15

Weight: 75kg

Height: 182cm 

Medical Info: N/A 

Past Injuries: Two fractured vertebrates (T5, T6) at the age of 9 from an incident at home on the stairs.

Smoke: N/A 

Current Activities Undertaken: Swimming at National level for Isle of Man

Frequency of Activity: For 11 months of a year I will be training at a competitive level, which will consist of 18 hours of swimming split into 9, two-hour training sessions. Also to help with other aspects of my fitness like muscular endurance I go to the Gym for 3 hours, which is split into 3, one-hour sessions.

Monday: Swimming (Castletown) 5.00pm-7.00pm

Tuesday: Swimming (Peel) 5.30am-7.30am, Swimming (Ramsey) 7.00pm-9.00pm

Wednesday: Gym (Mount Murray) 7.00-8.00, Swimming (Peel) 6.00pm-8.00pm

Thursday: Swimming (Peel) 5.30am-7.30am, Swimming (Peel) 6.00pm-8.00pm

Friday: Swimming (Douglas) 7.30pm-9.30pm

Saturday: Gym (Mount Murray) 11.00am-12.00am, Swimming (Douglas) 5.00pm-7.00pm

Sunday: Gym (Mount Murray 1:00pm-2.00pm, Swimming (Douglas) 7.00pm-9.00pm

Perceived Level of Fitness 

I believe that my current level of fitness is of a high standard

Reason for this perception

The reason for this perception is because of my results from the fitness testing we did recently.

General fitness: The amount of fitness a person needs to complete an everyday activity, i.e. running for the Bus. A person would also need a minimum level of fitness in each, area to cope with life.

Specific fitness: Whether a person is fit or capable of completing tasks that apply to their specific activity or sport at a high level.  

Reason for participating in PEP: I chose to participate in this Exercise programme to improve my swimming.        

General fitness

Speed: The ability to move your body or part of your body quickly.

Strength: The force muscles exert when they contract.

Stamina: The body’s ability to keep going for long period without tiring, it is a combination of Cardiovascular and Muscular Endurance.

Flexibility/Suppleness: is the range of movement at a joint.

Current level of fitness in area, if needed and why?

Speed: I believe that my level of fitness in this area is Very Good, I need this in my sport because I need to be able to move parts of my body fast

Strength: I believe that my level of fitness in this is Good, I need this in my sport because I need to be able to pull myself through the water.

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Stamina: I believe that my level of fitness in this are is Average, I need this in my sport because I need to be able to hold a fast pace for an long period of time.

Flexibility/Suppleness: I believe that my level of fitness in this is Poor, not really need in my sport because no need for any flexibility.

Specific Fitness

Balance: The ability to hold a position without wobbling or falling over.

Coordination: The ability to move body parts smoothly and accurately in response to what your senses tell you.

Explosive strength/Power: A combination of strength and ...

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