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What are primary components of fitness?

Things you can't live without:

Cardiorespiratory capacity
Muscular capacity
Flexibility
Body composition

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What are secondary components of fitness?

Things that make day to day life easier:

Balance
Coordination
Agility
Reaction time
Speed
Power
Mental capacity

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What does cardiorespiratory capacity refer to?

Ability of the body to take in oxygen, deliver it to the cells, & use it to create energy.

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What does muscular capacity refer to?

The spectrum of muscular capability: endurance, strength, power.

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What does flexibility refer to?

The range, or amount of movement that a joint is capable of performing.

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What does body composition refer to?

The proportion of fat free mass - fat mass.

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Balance

The ability to maintain a specific position in either stationary, or dynamic (moving) position.

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Coordination

The ability to use all body parts together to produce a smooth fluid motion.

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Agility

The ability to quickly change direction.

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Reaction time

The time it takes to react to something.

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Speed

Ability to move quickly

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Power

Strength and speed

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Mental capability

The ability to concentrate during exercise & relax and enjoy the psychological benefits of exercise.

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What is social health?

Ability to interact well with people and the environment and have satisfying personal relationships

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What is mental health?

The ability to learn and grow intellectually.

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What is emotional health?

The ability to control emotions and be comfortable expressing them appropriately.

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What is spiritual health?

a belief in some unifying force.

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What are some benefits of physical activity?

Improves heart efficiency
Decreases body fat
Promotes stable joints
Increases muscle strength
Strengthens bones
Increases metabolism
Improves self esteem and body image
Reduces depression
Helps stress management

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What are some RISKS associated with physical INactivity?

Premature death
Heart disease
Obesity
High blood pressure
Depression
Stroke
Diabetes
Colon cancer