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1

Minimum physical activity requirement

60 minutes of moderate/vigorous activity at least 5 days a week

2

regular physical activity increases _________ and __________ and decreases ___________

energy and stamina; stress

3

types of physical activity

aerobic, muscle-strengthening, bone-strengthening, balance & stretching

4

aerobic activities

improve heart and lungs for at least 20 minutes

5

examples of aerobic activities

walking, running, bicycling, cross-country skiing, and swimming

6

muscle-strengthening activities

strengthen muscles and maintains health

7

examples of muscle-strengthening activities

push-ups, sit-ups, using weights or resistance bands, yoga, and Pilates

8

bone-strengthening activities

involve movement (i.e. jumping) that produce a force on bones
-important for the bone development of children and teens

9

examples of bone-strengthening activities

jumping rope, basketball

10

balance & stretching activities

enhance physical stability and flexibility
-reduce the risk of injuries

11

examples of balance & stretching activities

stretching, dancing, yoga, and martial arts

12

selecting activities

lifestyle v leisure
finances
limitations
geographic locations
team or individual

13

An active student injured his knee playing basketball and has been advised by his doctor to avoid impact activities that cause a heavy force on his bones. What is the most effective activity he can do to maintain his stamina without further injury?

Basketball

Jogging

Swimming

Jumping rope

Swimming

14

A friend tells you she is having trouble sleeping and feels really stressed. What lifestyle change would you suggest to reduce these problems?

Make physical activity a priority each day

Eat more at each meal throughout the day

Complete aerobic exercise at the end of the day

Decrease the total calories consumed during the day


Make physical activity a priority each day

15

Sofia is planning her physical activities for the week and wants to choose an activity that will help her build stamina. She should choose an activity that

makes her heart and lungs work harder

increases her interest in exercise

improves her flexibility

helps her develop bone strength

makes her heart and lungs work harder

16

Which of the following is a moderate to vigorous sport that a student can participate in at school without teammates?

Volleyball

Archery

Tennis

Baseball

tennis

17

Rori is looking for a way to interact with others while increasing her stamina. Which community resource would be least helpful in finding a neighborhood opportunity?

Tennis lessons

Soccer league

Swim club

Yoga class

yoga class