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LFitLecture - Lifetime Fitness Lecture Notes Stress and...

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Lifetime Fitness Lecture Notes Stress and Health Components of a Healthy Lifestyle o Developing yourself physically o Expressing emotions effectively o Having good relations with those around you o Being concerned about your decision making abilities. o Paying attention to ethics, values, and spirituality. BALANCE What is the effect of stress on a health lifestyle? o Stress Linked to disease Declines in daily performance and completion of daily tasks If poorly managed, the quality of life will be reduced o Stress is the result of a stimulus or stressor. Disruption in balance of body. o Stress can be beneficial and is necessary for growth and development If prolonged- may become harmful. o Stressors Eustress= good stress Distress= bad stress o Response to Stress Alarm Resistance Exhaustion
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o Alarm Stage Increased heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate- caused by nervous system o Resistance Stage Body trying to adjust to stress
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course LFIT 105 taught by Professor Humphries during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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