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Cardio respiratory
The work of the body's circulatory and respiratory systems to function together, especially during exercise, to ensure that adequate oxygen is supplied to the working muscles to produce energy
Cardiovascular endurance
The ability of the body's circulatory and respiratory systems to function together, especially during exercise, to ensure that adequate oxygen is supplied to the working muscles to produce energy (the ability to stay active without getting tired), Ex. running several miles
Circulatory system
Body system that carries blood through the body: heart, veins, arteries
Fitness
The ability of the heart, blood vessels, lungs, and muscles to work together to meet the body's needs
Flexibility
The ability to bend and move the body easily and in many directions; the ability to use a muscle throughout its entire range of motion
Leisure
Time during which you have no obligations or school/work responsibilities and are free to choose what to do
Locomotor
Body is moving through space, Ex. galloping, jumping, running, sliding, hopping, leaping, skipping, walking
Muscular endurance
The ability to use the same muscle or group of muscles for a long period of time, Ex. lifting weights repeatedly
Muscular strength
The amount of force your muscles can produce; stron muscles help you life, push, kick, or pull. Ex. push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups
Nervous system
Body system for communication and control; network of cells which send and receive messages to and from your brain and spinal cord to all parts of your body: brain, spinal cord, nerves
Nonlocomotor
Stationary movement; body does not move from place to place, Ex. balancing, reaching, stretching, swaying, swinging, turning, twisting
Posture
The way a person hold his/her body when sitting, standing, and moving
Psychomotor skills
Related to movement triggered by mental activity (voluntary movements)
Reproductive system
Body system for producing offspring
Respiratory system
Body system that helps the body use the air that is inhaled: trachea (windpipe), bronchi (tubes going to each lung), lungs (spongy, saclike organs which remove carbon dioxide from the blood and provide it with oxygen)