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GEE5202Wellness & Lifestyle Management Mr. WONG Kwok ShuLecturerFaculty of Management and Hospitality [email protected]1
Skill-related FitnessCharacteristics, Benefits and SelectionLifetime Fitness and WellnessExercise training at Different AgesFitness FutureBehavioral Goals for the Future2
Skill-Related fitnessSkill-related fitness is needed for success in athletics and in lifetime sports and activities such as basketball, racquetball, golf, hiking, soccer, and water skiingWhile most exercise programs are designed to enhance the health-related components of fitness, skill-related sports participation also contributes to health-related fitness, enhances quality of life, and helps people cope more effectively in emergency situations3
Benefits of Skill-Related FitnessGood reaction time, balance, coordination, and/or agility can help you avoid a fall or break a fall and thereby minimize injuryThe ability to generate maximum force in a short time (power) may be crucial to ameliorate injury or even preserve life if you ever have to lift a heavy object that has fallen on another person or even on yourselfmany unfit/overweight young people no longer have the speed they need to cross an intersection safely before the light changes or run for help if someone else needs assistance4
Skill-related fitnessPeople who have good skill-related fitnessusually participate in lifetime sports and games, which inturn helps develop and/or maintain health-related fitness5
What are Skill-Related Fitness?Agilityhttps://Balancehttps://Coordination Test https://Powerhttps://Reaction Timehttps://Speedhttps://6
Team SportChoosing activities that you enjoy will greatly enhance your adherence to exercise. People tend to repeat things they enjoy doingIndividuals who enjoyed basketball or soccer in their youth tend to stick to those activities later in life. The availability of teams and community leagues may be all that is needed to stop contemplating and start participatingThe social element of team sports provides added incentive to participateTeam sports offer an opportunity to interact with people who share a common interestFurthermore, team sports foster lifetime friendships, strengthening the social and emotional dimensions of wellness7

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