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Physical Fitness Basics- Lesson 1
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Increased metabolic rate due to exercise is helpful because __________.
the body uses more calories for everyday activities
Explain why exercise is an important component of good physical fitness.
Exercise is important because of its positive effects on all the body's systems. In addition, regular exercise reduces the risk factor of contracting many diseases.
Which of the following BEST represents the relationship between physical fitness and exercise?
Exercise is a subset of physical fitness.
Discuss the interdependence of the components of wellness.
The components of wellness can influence one another. For example, poor body composition- a component of your physical fitness- may cause low self esteem, thus negatively affecting your mental health.
Summarize how the components of health are related to wellness.
Wellness is related to our achievement in each of the components of health. To achieve true wellness, we should be doing our best in all six of these components. Like physical fitness, wellness is a dynamic concept; we must always work for our wellness.
Exercise has no positive effects on the nervous system.
Explain the difference between physical activity and exercise.
Physical activity is the movement of large muscle groups through daily activities. Exercise is a form of physical activity with the goal of improving physical fitness.
Describe the continuous nature of the physical fitness concept.
Physical fitness isn't something you achieve and then forget about. Instead, it's a challenge we face each and every day. You need to maintain it and keep up the work you did to reach your desired physical fitness.
Describe how exercise can positively affect your environmental health.
When you exercise outdoors, there is a more natural connection between you and the environment. You may also be motivated to change some things in the environment if you exercise in a polluted environment.
Endorphins are generated in the body during exercise, which leads to better emotional health.
What effect does exercise have on the nervous system?
Increased blood flow reduces nerve sensitivity.
Wellness is based on __________.
being well in all components of health
Regular exercise is positively related to wellness.
How can you optimize your physical health?
good physical fitness, disease-free, adequate sleep, and healthy diet
Getting adequate sleep is an important part of physical health.
Which of the following statements about physical fitness is TRUE?
Physical fitness is a continuous, changing state.
Physical fitness is influenced by many factors.
Physical fitness is individualized to each person.
all of the above
all of the above
Interacting with others while exercising is beneficial to social health because it allows a person to __________.
develop better communication skills
In order to have good physical fitness, you __________.
should be able to complete daily tasks without being physically taxed
Which of the following is NOT a component of health?
Only certain types of physical activity help to develop physical fitness.
Physical fitness is related to our ability to carry out daily tasks without being too tired or sore.
Yoga is a form of exercise that can have positive spiritual health benefits.
Which of the following is NOT a type of wellness?
Gender plays an important role in the six components of health.
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