physical activity done for the purpose of getting fit
Stairway of Life Time Fitness
series of steps to help you achieve a lifetime of fitness
health problem caused by lack of physical activity
ability to use body joints through a full range of motion
Health and Wellness
physcial, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual fitness are included
the rules of biology and physics that can be used to prevent injuries to your joints
numbness, shivering, dizziness and cramps are symptoms
profuse sweating, dizziness, and cramps are symptoms commonly associated
straight leg sit-up, hurdlers stretch, and deep knee bends are examples of exerecises which can result in too much flexion in the joint and should be avoided
doing more exercise than the body can handle results in these injuries
unnoticed injuries with effects that may be delayed over time
leading cause of death in the United States
High Blood Pressure
primary risk factor for cardiovascular diseases: heart attack, kidney damage, and stroke
muscles important to help avoid back problems
hypokinetic condition in which bones become porous and weak
example: running 5 miles despite having painful shinsplints
build-up of fatty substances on the inner walls of the arteries
good food sources of energy and includes vegetables, fruit, whole wheat, salad, pasta, rice etc.
comes from plants and helps prevent intestinal diseases and cannot be digested
carries nutrients to cells, regultes body temperature, and makes up about 60% or more of body weight
good sources include meats, fish, eggs, peanuts, and rice/bean combo
waxy fat-like substance found in saturated fats of animals cells causing clogged arteries and can lead to heart disease and atherosclerosis
gives guidelines in planning a well balanced diet with 3 meals each day and a few healthy snacks
an eating disorder that involves self imposed starvation
an eating disorder characterized by bingeing and purging behavior
an example of a hypokinetic condition
Health Related Fitness
FITNESSGRAM and self assessments meausured are focused on a particular type of fitness
Thinner air (less oxygen)
person coming from a low-altitude location who is visiting a high-altitude location would have trouble exercing due to............
not good because they contain a lot of sugar and fats
common ways to measure it's percentage include capilers, BMI charts, and Electrical Impedence Body Composition Analyzer
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