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Unformatted text preview: 1/19/2010 1 Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Chapter 1 Benefits and Risks Associated with Physical Activity Chapter 1 Benefits and Risks Associated with Physical Activity Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology Physical activity Any bodily movement produced by the contraction of skeletal muscles that results in a substantial increase Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine over resting energy expenditure Exercise A type of physical activity consisting of planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement done to improve or maintain one or more components of physical fitness Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Physical fitness A set of attributes or characteristics that people have Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine or achieve that relates to the ability to perform physical activity Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Box 1-1 Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine 1/19/2010 2 Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Box 1-1 Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Physical Activity and Fitness Terminology (cont.) Table 1-1 Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations Figure 1-1 Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations (cont.) Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations (cont.) A meta-analysis of 23 gender-specific cohorts of physical activity or fitness representing 1,325,004 person-years of follow-up clearly showed the dose-response relationship Copyright 2010 American Col ege of Sports Medicine follow-up clearly showed the dose-response relationship between physical activity, physical fitness, and the risks of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular disease. Additional amounts of physical activity or increased physical fitness levels provide additional health benefits. 1/19/2010 3 Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations (cont.) Public Health Perspective for Current Recommendations (cont.)Recommendations (cont....
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