Continuous, vigorous activities that get the heart beating fast enough to build cardiovascular fitness; for example, jogging, aerobic dance
Recreational activities that are vigorous enough to increase the heart rate enough to build cardiovascular fitness
Sports that are vigorous enough to increase the heart rate enough to build cardiovascular fitness
"With Oxygen"; activity is aerobic when the body can supply enough oxygen to keep going for long periods of time
Exercise designed to help you recover after physical activity; includes cardiovascular activity followed by stretching exercises
Activity designed to build one or more of the health-related parts of physical fitness
A type of physical activity designed to build flexibility by stretching the muscles (and tendons) longer than normal
Lifestyle Physical Activities
Physical activities that are moderate in intensity and are used in normal daily activity
Physical activities, including sports, that can be used throughout life; examples include golf, tennis, jogging, and resistance training
Physical activities that are equal in intensity to brisk walking. When done with enough frequency and intensity and for a long enough time, moderate activity has many health benefits.
Body tissue that lengthens and shortens to case movement of the bones that results in body movement; tissue that contracts without movement to support the body and hold objects
Muscle Fitness Exercise
A type of physical activity that is designed to build strength, muscular endurance, or both; examples include calisthenics, push-ups, and weightlifting.
Movement that uses the large muscles of the body, including sports, lifestyle activities, active aerobics and recreation, dance, and fitness exercises.
Physical activities that are intense enough to cause the heart to beat faster than normal and that build cardiovascular fitness.
Exercise designed to get you ready for physical activity; includes cardiovascular activity followed by stretching exercises
The combination of all of the tissues that make up the body, such as bones, muscles, organs, and body fat.
The ability of the heart, lungs, blood vessels, and blood to work efficiently and to supply the body with oxygen
Available power; in this book it refers to the power available to cause the body's muscles to contract
The ability to move all body parts and joints freely
In this book force refers to a cause of body movement resulting from the contraction of the muscles
Health- Related Fitness
One of the two general categories of fitness (the other is skill-related fitness). The five parts of health-related fitness (body composition, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular endurance, and strength) are associated with good health.
The ability to use muscles for a long period of time without getting tired.
A term used to describe a person who does no regular physical activity
Skill- Related Fitness
One of the two general categories of physical fitness (the other is health related fitness); the six parts of skill-related fitness (agility, balance, coordination, power, speed, and reaction time) are associated with the ability to learn skills and perform well in certain activities and jobs.
The ability of muscles to lift a heavy weight or exert a lot of force.