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29 Cards in this Set

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Physical Activity
Physical Activity
Bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure and produces progressive health benefits
A type of physical activity that requires planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement done to improve or maintain one or mre compnents of physical activity
Sedentary Death Syndrome(SeDS
Deaths that are attributed to a lack of regular physical activity
Chronic Diseases
Illnesses that develop and last over a long time
Hypokinetic Diseases
Diseases related to a lack of physical activity
Life Expectancy
Number of years a person is expected to live based on the persons birth year
Healthy Life Expectancy (HLE)
Number of years a person is expected to live in good health, this number is obtained by subracting ill-health years from overall life expectancy
Risk Factors
Characteristics that predict the chances for developing a certain disease
The constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and achieve the highest potential for well being
Physical Fitness
The general capacity to adapt and respond favorably to physical effort
Health related Fitness
A Physical state encompassing cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, muscular flexibility, and body composition
Skill related Fitness
Compnents of fitness important for successful motor performance in athletic events and in lifetime sports and activities
Physiologic Fitness
Biological systems that are affected by physical activity, also the rle of activity in disease prevention
The study of epidemic diseases
Behavior Modification
The process used to permanently charnge negative behaviors in favor of positive behaviors that will lead to better health and well being
Precontemplation Stage
Stage of change in which people are unwillin to change their behavior
Contemplation stage
Stage of change in which people are considering changing behavior in the next 6 months
Preperation Stage
Stage of change in which people are getting ready to make a change within the coming month
Action Stage
Stage of change in which people are activelt changing a negative behavior or adopting a new, healthy behavior
Slipping of falling back into unhealthy behaviors of failing to maintain healthy behaviors
Maintenance Stage
Stage of change in which people maintain behavioral change un to 5 years
Termination/Adoption Stage
Stage of change in which people have eliminated an undesirable behavior or maintained a positive behavior for more than 5 years
The desire and will to do something
Locus of control
The extent to which a person believes he or she can influence the external enviroment
The ultimate aim toward which effort is directed
Acronym for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time specific goals
Steps required to reach a goal