Anorexia Nervosa Notes
Intense fear of fatness
Altered perception of body image
Weight loss of 15% or more below minimal normal body
Obsession with losing increasing amounts of weight
Increasing preoccupation with food
Severe food restr
Conducting Fitness Programs Notes
Maximum range of motion possible at a joint
Joint specific: better range of motion in some joints than in
Can prevent muscle injuries; improve low-back pain
Decreased flexibility can be caused
Exercise biochemistry Notes
Prevention of cardiovascular disease
Assessment of cardiovascular functioning
Rehabilitation of individuals with the disease
Effects of exercise at the cellular level
Energy Production for Physical Activity Notes
Use of ATP as energy to perform muscular activity. Two ways
to produce ATP:
High energy expenditure, short time (6-60 seconds)
Lower rate of ene
FITT formula Notes
Number of sessions each week
Degree of effort put forth by the individual during
Duration of activity
Mode of exercise being performed
Bodys ability to delive
Exercise Physiology and Fitness Notes
What is exercise physiology?
What is the role of physical activity and exercise in achieving
physical fitness and health?
How do you use the FITT formula to design a fitness
What are the contributors
Body Composition Notes
Percentage of body weight composed of fat as compared
with fat-free or lean tissue.
Determined by height and weight tables or BMI
Obesity is associated with numerous health problems and
In 1999, and estimated
Stress Management Notes
Stress is the bodys physiological response to demands
placed on it.
Nature of stressors (physical or cognitive)
Nature of stress response (fight or flight)
The critical role of perception in interpretation and
Physical Activity Physical Fitness and Health Notes
Diseases caused by insufficient physical activity, often
in conjunction with inappropriate dietary practices.
What kind of activity?
How much time spent in a
Physical Activity & Health Notes
Adults - 30 minutes of physical activity equal to brisk walking
on most, preferably all, days of the week.
Activity of greater intensity will yield greater health benefits.
Strength-developing activities at least twi
Muscular Strength and Endurance Notes
Muscular strength is the ability of a muscle or a muscle
group to exert a single force against a resistance.
Muscular endurance is the ability of a muscle or muscle
group to exert force repeatedly or over a period
Nutrition and Fitness Notes
Maintaining water balance is important.
A well-balanced diet is necessary to obtain all the nutrients
required by the body.
Food pyramid offers gui