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1 Physical Fitness By: Ms. Smialek

2 Physical Activity Form of movement that causes your body to use energy
For example: playing sports, exercising, or doing chores around the house

3 Physical Fitness Ability to carry out daily tasks easily and have enough energy reserved for unexpected physical demands

4 Benefits of Physical Activity
The benefits lasts a lifetime! It helps strengthen you: *physically *mentally/emotionally *socially

5 Physical Health Benefits: Makes your body stronger
Increases your energy Improves your posture Reduces chronic fatigue & stiffness Reduces the risk of diseases

6 Continuation of Physical Health
Improves the following body systems Cardiovascular: strengthens the heart, allowing blood to flow efficiently Respiratory: can breathe easily without the muscles tiring quickly Nervous: improves your reaction time

7 Mentally/Emotionally
Benefits Reduces stress Helps manage anger and frustrations Improves your mood Decreases risk of depression Increases self-confidence Improves concentration

8 Socially Benefits Meet new people Builds self-confidence
Helps manage stress

9 Risks of Physical Inactivity
Teen Facts (2000/2001): 1 in 3 teens (35%) do not participate regularly Decline in regular physical activity from 73% in 9th grade to 61% in 12th grade 29% attend a physical education class

10 Sedentary Lifestyle Involves little physical activity
Teens spend too much time: Watching TV Playing video games Texting ing Talking on the phone

11 Negative Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Diabetes Cancer Osteoporosis Reduces the ability to manage stress Decreases the opportunity to meet people

12 Physical Activity & Weight Control
Fact: ½ of Adults and 14% of Teens are OVER WEIGHT Due to over eating & sedentary lifestyle

13 Metabolism Process in which the body gets energy from food
Metabolic rate rises when your active Stop exercising your metabolic rate slows down

14 Calories Foods energy is measured in units of heat
Need a certain amount each day to function Are burned through physical activity If not burned off they turn into FAT-yikes!

15 Fitting Physical Activity into Life
Recommendations 3-5 days a week 30-60 minutes Take the stairs Play a sport Walking, swimming, biking, running, etc. Carrying the groceries to the car/house Mowing the lawn Washing your car

16 Replace the underlined words with the correct terms.
Mini Quiz Replace the underlined words with the correct terms. Physical activity Physical fitness Metabolism Osteoporosis Sedentary lifestyle Watching TV, taking naps, video games, texting are examples of physical activity. Physical fitness is a form of movement that causes your body to use energy. Osteoporosis refers to the process in which your body gets energy from food.

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