The core components of fitness: flexibility
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    Phomolo P.
    BW
    Phomolo P.

    range of movement in and around the joint.

    Zachary B.
    US
    Zachary B.

    What are the core components of flexibility?

    Zachary B.
    US
    Zachary B.

    What are some core components of fitness when it comes to flexibility?

    Rk S.
    IN
    Rk S.

    Flexibility Definition: the range of movement in and around the joint. Its limiting factors are bone structure, connective tissue, muscle bulk and skin. There are three types of flexibility: Static - slow and controlled stretching, such as doing the splits (you stay in a static position) Dynamic - stretching where movement is involved, such as in the hip and leg areas when a person hurdles Passive - where a range of motion is required when a force is applied, such as a tackle in wrestling Of the three, dynamic is the most important because most flexibility is required when moving. A greater degree of flexibility in the lower body allows you a greater stride length in running. In the upper body, it is important to have as great a range of movement as possible, particularly in the sports of swimming, golf and throwing sports. A larger range of movement should allow for a longer back swing or preparation, and therefore greater force generation. Flexibility is also important in injury prevention. This can be as good a reason as any for having it as an important component of fitness. Factors affecting flexibility type of joint the resting length of the muscle muscle temperature gender age resistance of skin, tendon and joint capsule

    Muhammad S.
    PK
    Muhammad S.

    What are the function of flexibility?

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