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Physical Activity
Bodily movement that is produced by skeletal muscles
Type of physical activity that requires planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement to improve or maintain one or more components of physical fitness
Moderate Physical Activity
Can prevent premature death and is defined as any activity that require an energy expenditure of 150 calories per day or 1000 calories per week
Moderate Physical Activity is such as..
walking, cycling, playing basketball or volleyball, even gardening
Risk Factors
Lifestyle and genetic variables that may lead to disease
Description of a person who is relatively inactive and whose lifestyle is characterized by a lot of sitting
Vigorous Activity
Any exercise that requires a MET level of 6 or greater
What are the three types of physical fitness?
Health Related Fitness
Skill-related fitness
Physiologic Fitness
What are the components of Physiologic fitness?
Metabolic, Morphological, and Bone integrity
Physical Fitness
Ability to meet the ordinary as well as the unusual demands of daily life safely and effectively without being overly fatigued and still have energy left for leisure and recreational activities
Bone Integrity
A component of physiological fitness used to determine risk for osteoporosis based on bone mineral density
Health Fitness Standards
the lowest fitness requirements for maintaining good health, decreasing the risk of chronic diseases, and lowering the incidence of muscular-skeletal injuries
Morphological Fitness
a component of physiological fitness used in reference to body composition factors such as percent body fat, body fat distribution, and body circumference
Metabolic Fitness
a component of physiological fitness that denotes reduction in the risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease thru a moderate-intensity exercise program in spite of little or no improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness
Physiologic Fitness
A term used primarily in the field of medicine to mean biological systems affected by physical activity and the role of activity in preventing disease
Skill-Related Fitness
Fitness components important for success in skillful activities and athletic events
Hypokinetic Diseases
"Hypo" denotes "lack of", therefore, illnesses related to lack of physical activity
Health benefits include:
Improves and strengthens the cardiorespiratory system. Better muscle tone, Muscular flexibility etc
a condition related to, or caused by illness or disease
Most people in the United States do not..
get sufficient physical activity to maintain good health