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exercise refers to continuous activity that is of low intensity and lasting up to an hour or more
is the ability to move the body from one position and direction to another with speed and precision
exercise refers to activity that is of high intensity and short duration; that is, lasting up to about three minutes such as sprinting
an eating disorder accompanied by a progressive loss of appetite and consequent weight reduction beyond acceptable health levels
an eating disorder where large quantities of food are ingested at one time (bingeing) and then purged from the body by self-induced vomiting
a life sustaining procedure that uses rescue breathing and chest compressions to stimulate blood flow and oxygen delivery when a person has stopped breathing or their heart has stopped beating
refers to the ability of the working muscles to take up and use the oxygen that has been breathed in during exercise and transferred to muscle cells
a network comprising the heart, arteries, blood and veins that distributes blood containing oxygen and nutrients and collects wastes
the ability to harmonise the messages from the senses (such as sight, feel and sound) with parts of the body to produce movements that are smooth, skilful and well controlled
are muscular contractions where tension is created in the muscle, but its length remains the same
the capacity to express our emotions, adapt to a range of demands and to function productively
are inorganic salts such as iron, calcium, sodium and phosphorus and are found throughout the body
the ability of the muscles to endure physical work for extended periods of time without undue fatigue
a set of attributes that people have or achieve that relate to the ability to perform physical activity
organic compounds that are formed from amino acids and are essential for building and repairing body tissue
relates to a sense of purpose and meaning in our life, and to feeling connected with others and society
Target heart rate
a predetermined pulse rate to be obtained during exercise and is expressed as a percentage of MHR
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