Unformatted text preview: Getting Fit Why Should You Care? Lesson 1
Lesson 1 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 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 top 10 leading health indicators: Physical activity Overweight and obesity Goal = 50% Actual = 33% Goal = 15% Actual = 31% Goal = 15% Actual = 23% Substance abuse Responsible sexual behavior Goal = 10% Actual = 13.5% Tobacco use Goal = 97% Actual = 83% Mental health Injury and violence Goal = 5% Actual = 10.7% Goal = 9.2% Actual = 37% Goal = 100% Actual = 59% Immunization Access to health care Goal = 90% Actual = 64% Goal = 100% Actual = 84% Environmental quality ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course LFIT 160 taught by Professor Meissen during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08