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the ability of your body systems to work together efficiently to allow you to be healthy
a state of being that enables a person to reach his or her highest potential; includes intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health
movement using the larger muscles of the body; includes sports, dance, and activities of daily life, may be done to accomplish a task, for enjoyment, or to improve physical fitness
a combination of temperature and humidity; a high heat index puts a person at risk of a heat-related injury
a questionnaire that helps you determine if you are physically and medically ready to participate in physical activity
wind chill factor
a combination of wind and temperature; a high wind-chill factor puts a person at high risk of hypothermia and frost bite
rules related to the study of forces that can help a person move the body efficiently and avoid injury
an injury so small that it is often difficult to see or recognize, especially when it first occurs
a condition that occurs when a person is overly concerned about getting enough exercise
a disease in which certain substances, including fats, builds up on the inside walls of the arteries
health problems that manifest themselves through starvation, eating binges followed by purging, or overeating
a sudden failure of the heart to function properly; occurs when the blood supply to the heart is decreased or blocked
a disease in which the bones deteriorate and become weak
Risk factor-anything that increases a person's chance of a health problem occurring
an injury to the brain that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is severely reduced or shut off, often the result of a blood clot or other obstruction
a back condition characterized by too much arch in the lower back; sometimes called swayback
principles of overload
a rule that states that in order to improve fitness, one needs to do more physical activity than one normally does
principles of progression
a rule that states that the amount and intensity of physical activity needs to be increased gradually
principal of specificity
a rule that states that specific types of exercise improve specific parts of fitness or specific muscles
criterion-referenced health standards
fitness test ratings that are based on the amount of fitness necessary for good health rather than a comparison to other people
factors that influence whether you will practice a healthy lifestyle such as physical activity; examples include the weather, your time schedule, and availability of facilities
skills sued by a person to take control of his or her lifestyle or behavior to stay physically active
a plan to determine ahead of time what you expect to accomplish and how you can accomplish it
goals that you can expect to accomplish in several months or over the course of a year
health problems or illnesses that are causes partly be the lack of regular physical activity
symptoms of heat exhaustion
paleness; cold, clammy skin; profuse sweating; weakness and tiredness; nausea; dizziness; muscle cramps; vomiting; fainting
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