is, what a
structure can do
depends on its
We all want to live longer, live healthy and better lives. How
relates to the ability of the
respiratory systems to
supply oxygen during
activity (Corbin and
As tissue cells take in nutrients from and excret
is the ability of the
muscle to exert maximum
force in a single effort.
endurance is the
ability of the muscle to
As we grow older, our muscle function deteriorates. Ma
Fitness is a condition in which an individual
has sufficient energy to avoid fatigue and
Physical fitness is divided into four health
and six skill-related components. Skill- or
performance-related fitness involves skills
that will enhance one
II. INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL FITNESS
BENEFITS OF EXERCISE
1. Reduce Stress- Working up a sweat
can help manage physical and mental
stress. Exercise increases
norepinephrine, a chemical that can
moderate the brains response to
2. Boost Happy Chemic
some degree of elasticity, but not
or limberness refers to the absolute range
of movement in a joint or series of joints,
and length in muscles that cross the joints
to induce a bending movement or motion.
the elasticity of skin
Basic Sentence Patterns
S-IV (the verb doesnt need a direct receiver of the action.)
Tip: Try removing the words after the verb. If the sentence still makes sense
and has a complete thought, then its an S-IV pattern.
The child sleeps soundly.
-It is the bodys relative amount of fat to
-Refers to the amount of lean body mass
(muscle) and fat mass in the body.
-Describe the percentages of fat, bone,
water, and muscle in the body.
The constant and deliberate effort to stay
healthy and achieve the highest potential
for well being.
A state of complete physical, mental, and
social well-being, and not merely the
absence of disease or infirmity. (WHO)
Prevent injuries from rapid or strenuous movements
Prevent poor posture and subsequent aches and pains
Prevent tightness that lead to limited and painful joint movement (such as low back
Low back problems stem from improper al