Presentation on theme: "Chapter 15. What is your daily routine? Do you: Facebook, Watch hours of television, play Wii, computer games, text, sleep, shop, drive around aimlessly."— Presentation transcript:
What is your daily routine? Do you: Facebook, Watch hours of television, play Wii, computer games, text, sleep, shop, drive around aimlessly. If your doing all this are you getting in all of the physical activity you need in the day? Do you think technology has affected how much we work out and how healthy we are?
Goals for Physical Activity Achieve good health If you are an inactive person this is a good place to start. You do not need money to stay in shape. You should do at least 60 minutes of moderate activity daily. The time can be broken up throughout the day. Household tasks are good activities. Mowing the lawn, shovel the snow, wash your car
Goals for Physical Activity Total Fitness The better you feel the more active you will want to be. Peak Athletic Performance Good level of overall fitness. Requires intense training designed to develop specific sports skills There is always room for improvement
Benefits of Physical Activity Improved Appearance Alters your posture, movements, and weight. Posture is the position of your body when you are standing or sitting. Makes you more gracefully, less clumsy Disease Prevention Osteoporosis, coronary heart disease, cancers, diabetes, and stroke. Improved Mental Outlook Higher self esteem, body image, and self control.
Health Components of Physical Fitness Cardio respiratory Fitness: Measured by the bodys ability to take in adequate amounts of oxygen. Aerobic activities are good for this (walking, jogging, rollerblading, biking, swimming). Aerobic means oxygen. Anaerobic activites using oxygen faster than your heart and lungs can deliver it. (sprints, football) You have to stop often during this kind of event but they help you build power and speed.
Health Components of Physical Fitness Muscular Endurance: your ability to use a group of muscles over and over without becoming tired. Runners have a lot of endurance in their legs but they may not have it in their arms to swim. Strength: ability of the muscles to move objects. How much weight you can lift. Can help avoid sport injuries.
Health Components of Physical Fitness Flexibility: ability to move your joints through a full range of motions. Joints are where bones meet. (knee, shoulder, elbow) Helps prevent injuries. Woman are usually more flexible than men. Stretching increases flexibility. Body Composition: percentage of different types of tissues in the body. Weight is not a reliable indicator of body composition.
Skill Components of Physical Fitness Power: ability to do maximum work in a short time. It requires strength and speed. As muscles get stronger they get more powerful. Agility: ability to change the position of your body with speed and control Helps you weave through shopping malls. Balance: ability to keep you body in an upright position while standing still or moving.
Skill Components of Physical Fitness Coordination: ability to integrate the use of two or more parts of your body. Hand eye coordination. Speed: quickness with which you are able to complete a motion. Reaction time: amount of time it takes you to respond to a signal once you receive the signal. Baseball, soccer, football, softball
How fit are you? To be totally fit, you should be moderately strong in all the health components.