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  1. 1. Physical Fitness<br />
  2. 2. What is physical fitness?<br />Measurement of the body’s ability to carry out daily tasks efficiently and effectively in work and in leisure activities.<br />
  3. 3. Types of physical fitness<br />General Fitness: the state of health your in, how healthy your body really is.<br />Specific Fitness: More task oriented, such as running, stretching, and lifting.<br />
  4. 4. Components of Physical Fitness<br />Muscular Strength<br />Muscular Endurance<br />CardiorespiratoryEndurance<br />Flexibility<br />Body Composition<br />
  5. 5. Muscular Strength<br />What is Muscular Strength?<br />Amount of force the muscles apply when carrying out a task.<br />The force is how much weight you can lift at a given moment.<br />
  6. 6. Benefits of Muscular Strength<br />Some Benefits:<br />Walking<br /> running<br /> sitting<br />physical appearance<br />Performance<br /> increase in metabolism<br />decreases risk of injury<br /> more energy<br />posture<br />prevents disease<br />improves self esteem<br />carrying out every day tasks easier…<br />
  7. 7. Muscular Endurance<br />What is muscular endurance?<br />Ability to use groups of muscle over a certain amount of time without getting fatigued.<br />How does it differ from muscular strength?<br />Muscular strength is lifting something heavy, muscular endurance is lifting something over and over.<br />
  8. 8. Benefits of Muscular Endurance<br />Some benefits:<br />Same benefits from muscular strength.<br />Lets you perform daily tasks for a longer length of time.<br />
  9. 9. Cardiorespiratory Endurance<br />What is Cardiorespiratory Endurance?<br />Your heart and lungs ability to work efficiently during a physical activity.<br />Best way to improve on your cardiorespiratory endurance is by aerobic activity. <br />Aerobic activity is an activity that needs oxygen for you heart and lungs.<br />Walking<br />Running<br />Biking<br />swimming<br />
  10. 10. Benefits of Cardiorespiratory Endurance<br />Some Benefits:<br />Makes everyday tasks easier<br />Increases muscle tone <br />Increases muscle endurance<br />Increases in V02max<br />Improves body composition<br />Improves immune system<br />Reduces risk of diseases<br />Lowers blood pressure<br />More energy<br />Better self esteem <br />
  11. 11. Flexibility<br />What is Flexibility?<br />Your body's ability to move your joints through a full range of motion without pain.<br />Flexibility depends on bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments of a joint.<br />
  12. 12. Benefits of Flexibility<br />Some benefits of flexibility:<br />Improves performance<br />Improves everyday living<br />Improves posture<br />Reduces muscle soreness<br />Better blood flow<br />Relieves back pain <br />
  13. 13. Body Composition<br />What is Body Composition?<br />It shows you the percentage of muscle, bone, organs, and body fat your body has.<br />Women need more then men.<br />Too much body fat can lead to diseases. <br />Heart disease, diabetes, obesity<br />The more body fat your body carries, the hard your heart has to work.<br />
  14. 14. Benefits of Body Composition<br />Some benefits of good Body Composition:<br />Improves self esteem<br />Reduces risk of disease<br />Makes everyday activities easier<br />Easy on joints<br />Physical appearance <br />
  15. 15. Resources<br />Cronan, Kate. Decisions for Health. Orlando, FL: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2009. Print.<br />Allen, Katy Z. Decisions for Health. Orlando, FL: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2009. Print.<br />

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