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3 factors that impact health and longevity

environment
genetics
behavior

2

Leading cause of death in US

Lifestyle related:
cardiovascular disease and cancer

3

Lifestyle related risk factors

tobacco smoking
high blood pressure
overweight/obesity
physical inactivity

4

physical activity

body movements produced by skeletal muscles that require the expenditure of energy and provides progressive health benefits

5

moderate physical activity

150 calories per day or
1000 calories per week

6

health objectives 2020

personal responsibility for health behavior
health benefits for all
health promotion and disease prevention

7

wellness

the constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and achieve the highest potential for well-being.

8

7 dimensions of wellness

physical
emotional
mental
social
environmental
occupational
spiritual

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2 types of physical fitness

health-related fitness
skill-related fitness

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health-related fitness

relates to the ability to preform activities of daily living

11

health-related fitness

4 components

muscular flexibility
cardiovascular endurance
body composition
muscular strength and endurance

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skill-related fitness

related primarily to successful sports and motor skill performance

13

skill-related fitness

6 components

agility
balance
coordination
speed
power
reaction time

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bradycardia

slower heart rate than normal

15

systolic blood pressure

pressure exerted during contraction

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diastolic

pressure exerted during relaxation phase