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14 Cards in this Set

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Body Composition
the percentage of the total body weight that is fat mass and lean body mass.
Compression Morbidity
Reducing the number of dysfuntional years that come at the end of a lifespan and are typically due to chronic disease.
Cardiovascular endurance
the ability to sustain medium-to to high-intensity cardiovascular exercise (such as distance running, cycling, and swimming) for long periods of time; also called cardiovascular fitness.
Disease of choice
chronic diseases that are in part caused by the lifestyle choices a person makes.
a type of physical activity that improves or maintains the various components of physical fitness.
the ability to move the body freely through a normal range of motion.
optimal well-being that contributes to quality of life. It is more than just freedom from illness and disease.
Muscle Endurance
the ability to contract a muscle over and over without becoming fatigued.
Muscle strength
the ability of a muscle or group of muscles to produce a maximal force during a single contraction.
Motor skills
the ability to move with skill during sports or recreational activities.
to exercise more or harder than normal
Physical activity
any activity such as walking, climbing stairs, or doing chores that causes the muscles to contract and use energy.
Physical fitness
a set of six components (cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, body composition, motor skills) that relate to a person's ability to be physically active, perform exercise, or participate in sports.
a type of total fitness for the whole person-including social, physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being.