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Define health

A state of complete emotional, physical and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity

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Define Exercise

Physical activity that maintains or improves health and/or fitness

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Define Fitness

The ability to meet the demands of the environment

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Define Performance

How well a task is completed

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What does environment mean for a sports person?

The right emotional and physical shape to be able to do what your sport requires of you.

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Explain how you maybe fit but not healthy

A person maybe fit for their sport but have a condition such as asthma which makes them not healthy. Another example if a sumo wrestler who is fit for their sport but by being so means they are very overweight and as a result not health.

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How does exercise improve fitness?

By exercising we can improve specific components of fitness such as cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength

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Can exercise improve health?

Exercise helps improve a person's physical, social and emotional health.

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Give three ways in which exercise can improve physical health

Improve cardiovascular fitness
Improve muscular strength
Improve muscular endurance
Improve flexibility
Improve body composition
Improve performance

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Give three ways in which exercise can improve emotional health

Relieve or prevent stress and tension
Psychological challenge
Increase self esteem and confidence
Help the individual feel good
Appreciate an improved body shape/composition
Contribute to the enjoyment of life

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Give three ways in which exercise can improve social health

Mix with others
Make new friends
Develop teamwork/cooperation
Work with others

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How can better fitness improve performance in sport?

The fitter you are for your sport the better you can perform. For example if rugby a fast and stronger player will have a better chance of winning in a tackle