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Personal Fitness Chapter 1 Physical Activity and Personal Fitness
Your thoughts on Personal Fitness? Do athletes need the class? Unhealthy people in our society. Unhealthy US Economic Impact
Physical Activity, Exercise and Physical Fitness Physical Activity- any movement that works the larger muscles of the body, such as the arms legs, and back muscles. Exercise- physical activity that is planned, structured and repetitive, and that results in improvements in fitness. Physical Fitness- the body’s ability to carry out daily tasks and still have enough reserve energy to respond to unexpected demands.
Personal Fitness What influences your personal fitness? Personal Fitness is total fitness. Maintain acceptable levels of PF Participate regularly in PA Eat nutritious foods Sleep 8 -9 hours (story) Regular medical checkups Maintain appropriate weight Avoid harmful substances Why is Personal Fitness important?
A Healthy Pie Is your pie balanced? Physical Social Mental/Emotional
Risk Factors- conditions or behaviors that represent a potential threat to an individual’s well-being. Risk Factors you CAN’T control Age Gender Heredity Race CHANGEABLE Risk Factors Activity level Smoking Nutritional habits
Benefits of Personal Fitness Enhancement of Self-Esteem Stress Reduction Improvement in Academic Performance Link to Academic/Exercise Performance Study Increase Life Expectancy Higher Levels of Functional Health and Fitness
Basic Guidelines for Exercise Sedentary Lifestyle- physically inactive (not a part of a personal fitness program) Regular Physical Activity or Exercise Any activity or exercise performed most days of the week, preferably daily Moderate Physical Activity or Exercise Any activity or exercise that ranges in intensity from borderline to heavy exertion Mowing lawn, jogging, cycling Vigorous Physical Activity or Exercise Any activity or exercise that ranges in intensity from vigorous to maximum exertion Cycling uphill, running, high impact aerobic dance
Influences on Personal Fitness Your attitude Peer Influence Media Influence Commitment to change Adherence- the ability to stick to a plan of action
Interest Story Obese Man Summerize