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Unformatted text preview: Getting Fit Why Should You Care? Lesson 1
Lesson 1 The Benefits of Being Physically Fit Physical benefits Social benefits Psychological benefits Intellectual benefits Benefits on the aging process What are your personal reasons for getting to be fit? Achievement of a healthy lifestyles requires Proper medical care Eating right (food and quantity) Physical activity (relative to needs and ability) Satisfying work Healthy play/recreation Proper amounts of rest and relaxation What is Physical Fitness?
Definition: The various systems of your body are healthy and function efficiently to enable you to engage in activities of daily living, as well as recreational pursuits and leisure activities, without unreasonable fatigue. HealthRelated Versus Motor Skill Related Components of Fitness Health Related Cardiorespiratory endurance Flexibility Muscular strength Muscular endurance Body composition Skill Related Speed Power Agility Coordination Balance Reaction time The Importance of Fitness for Everyday Activities Habits developed now can last a lifetime You are more able to complete your daily tasks the better fit you are Now is the best time to start getting fit Fitness is linked to recovery of disease Wellness Defined
Definition: Satisfying your needs regarding mental and emotional stability, social consciousness and adaptability, spiritual and moral fiber, and physical health consistent with your heredity. Components of Wellness Social Physical Spiritual Environmental Intellectual Emotional Occupational Healthy People 2010 Objectives
the leading health indicators are: Physical activity Overweight and obesity Tobacco use Substance abuse Responsible sexual behavior Mental health Injury and violence Environmental quality Immunization Access to health care Summary There are physical, social and psychological benefits to being fitness Fitness has health related and skill related components Wellness has 7 components Healthy People 2010 ...
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- Spring '08