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