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1 Physical Fitness For Life Chapter 4
Physical Activity = any form of movement that causes your body to use energy. Physical Fitness = the ability to carry out daily tasks easily and have enough reserve energy to respond to unexpected demands

2 Benefits of Physical Activity
Cardiovascular system Respiratory system Nervous system Muscular and Skeletal system Mental/Emotional Reduce stress Moods Decrease Depression Self-confidence Decrease Mental Fatigue Social Social situations Relationships Interaction/cooperation

3 Effects of Exercise on the Brain
Dr. John Ratey = clinical professor of Harvard University Exercise increase production growth in BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) = Miracle-Gro for the brain. Encourages creation of new nerve cells. Anxiety, stress, depression, concentration “A 12 minute walk is like taking a little bit of Ritalin and a little bit of Prozac”.

4 Negative Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle
Unhealthy weight gain, linked to Cardiovascular Disease Type II Diabetes Certain Cancers Osteoporosis Inability to handle stress Decrease in social skills

5 Elements of Fitness Cardiovascular Endurance = heart, lungs and blood vessels send furl and oxygen to body tissues during long periods of moderate-vigorous activity. Muscular Strength = amount of force a muscle can exert. Muscular Endurance = muscles ability to perform tasks over a period of time without fatigue

6 Elements (cont.) Flexibility = ability to move a body part through a full range of motion (ROM). Body Composition = ratio of body fat to lean muscle tissue.

7 The workout F = frequency: How often? I = Intensity: How hard?
T = Time/duration: how long? T = Type of activity Target Heart Rate = number of times a heart should beat in one minute during a strenuous workout to benefits.

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