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Physical Fitness_3

  1. 1. Blogging etiquette ZEEBlog Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Benefits of Fitness
  2. 2. Health-Related Fitness Cardiorespiratory endurance Body composition Muscular strength and endurance Muscular flexibility Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Fitness Standards: Health vs Physical Fitness Benefits of Fitness
  3. 3. Key Terms <ul><li>Skill-related fitness: Fitness components important for success in skillful activities; encompasses: </li></ul><ul><li>Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Reaction time </li></ul><ul><li>Power </li></ul>Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Fitness Standards: Health vs Physical Fitness Benefits of Fitness
  4. 4. Two Fitness Standards <ul><li>Health fitness standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum fitness values required for disease prevention and health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moderate exercise </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Skill related fitness standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher standard required to achieve good or excellent physical fitness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vigorous exercise </li></ul></ul></ul>Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Fitness Standards: Health vs Physical Fitness Benefits of Fitness 3 x week 20 min 4-5 x week 40 min
  5. 5. 5 Selected Health Benefits of Exercise <ul><li>Improves cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and muscular endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Helps maintain recommended body weight and lean body mass </li></ul><ul><li>Increases resting metabolic rate </li></ul><ul><li>Improves the immune system </li></ul><ul><li>Decreases risk for chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis) </li></ul>Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Fitness Standards: Health vs Physical Fitness Benefits of Fitness
  6. 6. Selected Health Benefits <ul><li>Relieves tension and stress </li></ul><ul><li>Raises energy levels and job productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages positive lifestyle habits </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes psychological wellness </li></ul><ul><li>Helps maintain independent living </li></ul><ul><li>Extends longevity and slows down the aging process </li></ul><ul><li>Improves quality of life </li></ul>Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Fitness Standards: Health vs Physical Fitness Benefits of Fitness choose 3
  7. 7. Health Care Costs in the U.S. for Selected Years 1.9
  8. 8. <ul><li>U.S. spends more on yearly health care per person than any other industrialized nation </li></ul><ul><li>Yet U.S. health care ranks 37th in the world </li></ul><ul><li>One reason for low ranking is overemphasis on state-of-the art cures instead of prevention </li></ul>Estimated 1989 and 1997 Healthcare Costs per Person for Selected Countries 1.10
  9. 9. Positive Lifestyle Habits Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Lifestyle as a Health Problem Physical Activity and Exercise Defined Surgeon General’s Report Fitness Standards: Health vs Physical Fitness Benefits of Fitness choose 5 <ul><li>Participate in a lifetime physical activity program </li></ul><ul><li>Do not smoke cigarettes </li></ul><ul><li>Eat three nutritious meals each day </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid meaningless snacking </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain healthy weight </li></ul><ul><li>Get enough sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Control stress </li></ul><ul><li>Be wary of alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Surround yourself with healthy friendships </li></ul><ul><li>Be informed about the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Increase education </li></ul><ul><li>Take personal safety measures </li></ul>
  10. 10. Obesity in America

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