ch 13 fitness PPT

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Chapter 13 - Physical Fitness Health Science 101
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What is Physical Fitness? The ability of the body to adapt to the demands of physical effort The more you ask of your body the stronger and more fit it will become The opposite is also true… Use it, or lose it! Goal: younger physiological age
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Statistics 74% of the American population is NOT regularly active (69% in CA) 30% of Americans are not active AT ALL (21% in CA) EVERYONE can benefit from regular physical activity
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5 Physical Fitness Components Cardiorespiratory endurance Muscular strength Muscular endurance Flexibility Body composition What are major benefits of exercise and physical fitness?
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Major benefits of exercise and physical fitness Increased quality of life Decreased risk of disease and injury Increased energy and resistance to fatigue Improved body chemistry (hormones) Tension relief Reduced symptoms of stress Improved sleeping habits Improved appearance and self-esteem Opportunities for social interaction
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Cardiorespiratory Endurance Prolonged (more than 6 or 7 minutes)
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HESC 101 taught by Professor Meloni during the Spring '08 term at CSU Fullerton.

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