The following are current and common use of the terms considered as the foundations of performance: STRENGTH: The capacity of a muscle or muscle group to exert force against a resistance ENDURANCE: The capacity of a muscle or muscle group to continuously perform repetitive actions FLEXIBILITY: The ability of the skeletal components to move smoothly from one body posture to another AGILITY: The ability to move quickly and effectively from one place to another BALANCE: The ability to maintain a solid base of support or from one leg to the other without losing control of body stability POWER: The capacity of a muscle or muscle group to exert maximum force in a continuous direction for specific time. SPEED: The ability to move quickly in a linear direction utilizing maximum power COORDINATION: The ability of the body to implement specific sequential actions that result in patterns which create desired performance
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