Benefits of Physical Activity Notes
Helps people achieve and maintain a healthy weight
Reduces feelings of stress, anxiety & depression
Builds and maintains healthy bones, muscles & joints
Boosts energy level
Improves quality of sleep
Physical Activity Re
Resistance Training Notes
Requires the body to move against an opposing force-usually some
type of equipment.
Muscular Strength maximal amount of force a muscle or group of
muscles can generate in a single maximal contraction or with a single
Muscular Fitness Notes
Defined The strength and endurance of your muscles.
Improves body composition
Improves self image
Some activities include:
- Weight Lifting
Benefits of Muscular Strength and
Exercise Prescription Notes
U.S. Surgeon General, CDCP, American College of Sports Medicine
Minimum of 30 minutes
Moderate-intense physical activity
Most days of the week.
30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week
Flexibility and Body Composition Notes
Defined The ability to bend joints and stretch muscles through a full
range of motions
Some activities include:
Stretching (Sit & Reach)
Warm-up & Cool-down
Defined The amount of fat tissue relative
Physical Fitness Notes
Fitness refers to the degree of body functioning and the ability of the body
to handle physical demands. The more efficient the body functions, the
higher the level of fitness. The higher the level of fitness, the greater the
Steps to Fitness Notes
Write Your Personal Fitness Goal
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Types of Muscle Actions Notes
Concentric Shortening of the muscle occurs. Positive phase.
Eccentric Lengthening of the muscle occurs. Negative phase.
Isometric Muscle is activated and develops force, but no movement
It is joint-angle specific. Inc
Training Principles Terms Notes
Specificity training in a specific way for a specific result or change
Overload a training stress or intensity greater than what a client is
use to in order to see continual physiological adaptations
Progression as the trai
The Wellness Revolution Notes
Life expectancy up to 77, highest ever.
Death rates for heart disease are declining.
Cancer death rates decreased during the 1990s.
Diets are improving.
Smoking prevalence down to 23%.
Alcohol consumption falli
Tips For Being More Active Notes
Park the car farther away from your destination.
Take the stairs instead of the elevator.
Play with children or pets. Everybody wins.
Take fitness breaks
Perform gardening or home repair activities.
Exercise while watching