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CHAPTER 10 “People who engage in just moderate physical activity live longer on average than those who are physically inactive.”   (p. 368)
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RECOMMENDATIONS The American College of Sports medicine (ACSM) and  the  Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005 Specify that people need to spend an accumulated minimum  of 30 minutes  in some sort of physical activity on  most days  of each week The  DRI  committee recommends at least   60 minutes  of  moderately intense activity
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Benefits of Fitness People who regularly engage in just moderate physical  activity  live longer on average  than those who are physically  inactive 25% of adults in the U.S. are completely inactive A sedentary lifestyle ranks with smoking and obesity as a risk  factor for developing cardiovascular disease, some forms of cancer,  stroke, diabetes, and hypertension SEE PAGE 369
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FOUR COMPONENTS OF FITNESS 1. FLEXIBILITY (ROM) 2. MUSCLE STRENGTH (RESISTANCE) 3. MUSCLE ENDURANCE (REPEAT w/o EXHAUSTION) 1. CARDIORESPIRATORY (L muscle high intensity prolonged period) ENDURANCE p.361
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Physical Activity Pyramid See p. 370 as well
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