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Introduction to Physical Fitness and WellnessChapter 1ObjectivesUnderstand the importance of lifetime fitness and wellnessLearn the recommended guidelines for weekly physical activityDefine physical fitness and list components of health-related and skill-related fitnessUnderstand the benefits of a comprehensive fitness and wellness programObjectives (cont’d.)Learn motivational and behavior modification techniques to enhance compliance with a healthy lifestyle programLearn to write SMART goals to aid with the process of changeDetermine whether medical clearance is required for safe participation in exerciseIntroductionLifestyle is the most important factor affecting your personal well-beingCurrent lifestyles in most developed nations does not include sufficient physical activity to maintain adequate healthMany lifestyle patterns speed up deterioration of the human bodyMost Americans do not know how to implement a fitness and wellness program that will yield desired resultsLifestyle, Health, and Quality of LifePhysical inactivity and negative lifestyle habits pose a serious threat to healthSedentary Death Syndrome (SeDS) Second greatest threat to public healthFactors with a negative impact on health:Technological advancements NutritionStress

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Term
Spring
Professor
Julie Myers-Kuhn
Tags
physical activity, Life expectancy, moderate physical activity, Physical Fitness and Wellness

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