HED 44 - Ch11 - Health Education 44 Chapter 11 1. Physical...

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Health Education 44 – Chapter 11 1. Physical fitness is the ability to perform regular moderate to vigorous physical without excessive fatigue. The four key components of a physical fitness program ate cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, and body composition. Planning a fitness program involves setting goals and designing a program to achieve these goals. A comprehensive program would include a warm-up period, stretching activities, strength development exercises, an aerobic activity, and a cool-down period. 2. It is recommended that every adult participate in moderate-intensity activities for 30 minutes at least 5 days a week. For improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness, you should work out aerobically for at least 20 minutes, a minimum of 3 days per week. Exercise intensity involves working out at target heart rate. Exercise duration should increase to 30 to 45 minutes; the longer the exercise period, the more calories burned, and the greater the improvement in cardiovascular fitness. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course HED Hed44 taught by Professor Owens during the Fall '09 term at Pasadena City College.

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HED 44 - Ch11 - Health Education 44 Chapter 11 1. Physical...

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