Understanding Health Related Physical Fitness Exam Review (01)

Understanding Health Related Physical Fitness Exam Review (01)

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Study Guide: Understanding Health Related Physical Fitness 1. What are 8 different health reasons to exercise given in the reading? a. Increases longevity b. Reduces risk for heart attack c. Reduces risk for diabetes d. Maintains work capacity e. Helps reduce high blood pressure f. Helps with weight control g. Increases bone mass/density – can lead to osteoporosis h. Psychological well being 2. In general, in the United States, who is more inactive a. Men or women b. Whites or African Americans 3. Approximately what % of Americans get at least 30 min of exercise 5 days/week? a. 20-24% b. 50% of adolescents and young adults are not active on a regular basis 4. What are the 5 components of health related physical fitness? What is the definition of
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Unformatted text preview: each component? a. Cardiorespiratory fitness – aerobic fitness i. Heart’s ability to pump oxygen rich blood to the exercising muscles ii. Ability to perform endurance-type exercise iii. Long distance runners, swimmers, rowers, cycling b. Body composition – relative amounts of fat and fat free mass c. Musculoskeletal fitness i. Muscular strength – maximal ability of a muscle to generate force ii. Muscular endurance – ability of a muscle to produce force for an extended period of time iii. Flexibility – ability to move joints freely through full range of motion...
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