HPS review sheet 1

HPS review sheet 1 - Physical fitness the ability to met...

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Physical fitness - the ability to met the ordinary and unusual demands of daily life safely and effectively without being overly fatigued and still having energy left for leisure and recreational activities. 5 components to physical fitness: 1 Cardiovascular endurance: - ability of the heart, lungs, circulatory system, and respiratory system to bring oxygen to the cells of the body, especially the working muscles that are performing the activity 2. Muscular strength “is the ability of a muscle or muscle group to exert a maximum force against a resistance.” 3 Muscular endurance: ability of a muscle or group of muscles to use for, over a period of time, rather than a single event, without exhibiting fatigue. 4 Flexibility: ability “of a joint to move through a full range of motion.” 5 Body Composition refers to the fat and fat-free tissues of the body. 7 Dimensions of Wellness - Social - Intellectual - Spiritual - Environmental - Emotional - Physical - Occupational Principals of physical Fitness Overload Progression: - to make improvements we have to push our bodies past their comfort point. Adaptation: - when your body changes
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course HPS 1000 taught by Professor Lowry during the Fall '07 term at Kennesaw.

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