fall 2007-lecture 1

Fall 2007 lecture 1

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Unformatted text preview: What does it mean to be Healthy?? Lecture #1 August 28, 2007 Definition of Health Historically – – – Absence of Disease Limiting Definition Involuntary Control WHO – a state of complete physical, mental, and social well­being, not merely the absence of disease and infirmity Concept of Wellness Absence of Disease + 7 Dimensions of Wellness Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Health Absence of disease Improvement in quality of life Physical Activity vs. Physical Fitness – Activity = contraction + ⇑ energy expenditure – Fitness = skill + health + physiological Exercise = planned, structured, repetitive Physical Fitness Skill Related – agility, balance, coordination, speed, power, reaction time – cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body composition – metabolic, morphologic, bone integrity Health Related Physiologic Fitness Emotional Health Emotional – ...
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