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INTRODUCTION TO LIFELONG FITNESS Finding a physical activity that you enjoy and you will keep on doing; trying

to make it a habit, is the way to keep and maintain physical fitness. WHEN FIT= Feel good, Enjoy life, ____________________ and look your best-improve self-image. List HYPOKINETIC DISEASES, which are diseases caused by not being fit due to inactivity. 1. _________________________ 4. Some forms of cancer 2. Osteoporosis 3.______________________

5. _____________________ 6. Eating disorders

Some other risk factors that can contribute to diseases are: Heredity, Smoking, Poor Nutrition, Inactivity and Poor Fitness. Which one of the previous five do you have no control over? __________________________ DEFINITION: PHYSICAL FITNESS is the ability of your total body including muscles, skeleton, and heart to work together efficiently and effectively throughout your entire life. Good Fitness includes several major components: TWO PARTS Health (5) and Skill (6) Related HEALTH RELATED 1. _________________________ : the ability to workout using your large muscle groups for an extended period of time It is the most important component of fitness!!! AEROBICS: means with ___________________________ o List 3 types 1. 2. 3. D List two ways you can assess your cardiorespiratory endurance 1. ___________________________________ 2.__________________________________

Muscular Fitness is recognized by 2 types: 2. Muscular __________________________: the ability of the muscles to exert maximum force against a resistance. Use heavy weight and low repetitions. 3. Muscular __________________________: the ability to exert force over an extended period of time, without getting tired. Use __________________weight and _____________ repetitions.

4. The fourth area of health-related fitness is ______________________________: the use of your muscles and joints fully; full range of motion in and around a joint. Self- Assessment: V-Sit N Reach, Shoulder Stretch Test

5. The last area of health-related fitness is ________________________ : the relationship of percentage of body fat to lean body weight (body tissue such as: bone, muscle, body organs, water). High body fat is associated with a number of health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, cancer and back pain. Self- Assessment: Body Mass Index, Hydrostatic Weighing, Skin Calipers Name 2 out of the 3 reasons that you need fat: 1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ 3. Storing Vitamins in the body______________________________ Having too little body fat could be caused by an eating disorder known as ANOREXIA NERVOSA: this is a LIFE THREATENING disease caused by: A._________________________too little & B.____________________________too much.

SKILL RELATED DEFINITION: Improves your performance in sports not health 1. Agility 2. Reaction time 3. Speed 4. Coordination

5. Power

6. Balance


STAIRWAY TO FITNESS 1st: Doing regular physical activity. 2nd: _______________________________ 3rd: _______Self-assessment___________ 4th: _______________________________ 5th: 6th: Lifetime Physical Activity________ Lifetime Physical Fitness________

Active Aerobics Active Sports & Rec Lifestyle Activities

IF YOU DONT USE IT, YOU WILL LOSE IT: you can store fitness, this is known as the REVERSABILITY PRINCIPLE

Name: __________________________________________


Introduction to Physical Activity Review Questions 1. What are some of the major reasons for being physically fit for a lifetime?

2. What does hypokinetic mean and what are some examples of hypokinetic conditions?

3. What is physical fitness? Name the health-related parts of fitness.

4. What is cardiovascular fitness? Give examples of activities that build it.

5. What does aerobic mean?

6. What are some tests you can use to self-assess cardiovascular fitness?

7. What are the two parts of muscular fitness? Give examples of activities that build it.

8. What is the difference between muscular strength and muscular endurance?

9. What are some tests you can use to self-assess muscular fitness?

10. What does 1 RM mean?

11. What is flexibility? Give examples of activities that build it.

12. What are some tests that you can use to self-assess flexibility?

13. What does body composition mean?

14. What are some tests that you can use to self-assess your body composition?

15. What is skill-related fitness? Name the 6 parts of skill-related fitness.

16. What activities are included in the four levels of the physical activity pyramid?

17. What are the six steps in the stairway to lifetime fitness?

18. Why do you think some people do not like to do physical activity? List 3.

19. What do you think motivates some people to be physically active? List 3.

20. What was one specific thing that you learned from watching this video?