Athletic Performance describes an individual's ability to use various muscles to stay physically fit. Exercise is any form of physical activity that helps to promote overall health. An individual's athletic performance can be measured in terms of:
1) Cardiovascular Endurance
2) Muscular Strength
3) Exercise Capacity
Cardiovascular Endurance refers to the body's ability to efficiently use oxygen during aerobic activities such as jogging or biking.
Muscular Strength refers to the amount of physical force an individual can exert at one time. This is often determined by how much weight a person can lift using certain muscles.
Exercise Capacity is the amount of uninterrupted physical exercise an individual can sustain.