HEALTH CHAP 4 - LSN 2

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HEALTH CHAP 4 - LSN 2
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Chap 4 Lesson 2
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  1. What are the 5 areas of health-related fitness.
    • Cardiorespiratory endurance
    • muscular strength
    • muscular endurance
    • flexibiltiy
    • body composition
  2. The ability of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels to utilize and send fuel and oxygen to the body's tissues during long periods of moderate-to-vigourous activity.
    cardiorespiratory endurance
  3. The amount of force a muscle can exert.
    Muscular strength
  4. The ability of the muscles to perform physical tasks over a period of time without becoming fatigued.
    muscular endurance
  5. The ability to move a body part through a full range of motion.
    flexibility
  6. The ratio of body fat to lean body tissue, including muscle, bone, water, and connective tissue such as ligaments, cartilage, and tendons.
    body composition
  7. Purposeful physical activity that is planned, structured, and repetitive and that improves or maintains personal fitness.
    exercise
  8. Leading cause of death.
    cardiovascular disease
  9. Cardio deals with what body organ.
    heart
  10. What is muscular strength?
    lifting, pushing, or jumping
  11. What is muscular endurance?
    Being able to perform activites repeatedly.
  12. What exercise woud use use to measure abdominal strength.
    curl-ups
  13. What test could you use to measure cardiorespiratory endurance?
    step test
  14. What test could you use to measure upper body strength and endurance?
    arm hang
  15. How could you measure body flexibility?
    sit-and-reach
  16. What is your body composition?
    How much of your body is composed of fat and how much is composed of everything else.
  17. What is a common method of determining body composition?
    pinch-test
  18. A guage that measures the thickness of the fat beneath a fold of skin.
    skinfold caliper
  19. Any activity that uses large muscle groups, is rhythmic in nature, and can be maintained continuously for at least 10 minutes three times a day or for 20 to 30 minutes at one time.
    aerobic exercise
  20. Examples of aerobic exercise include:
    running, cycling, swimming, and dancing
  21. Intense short bursts of activity in which the muscles work so hard that they produce energy without using oxygen.
    anaerobic exercise
  22. Examples of anaerobic exercise:
    • 100-meter dash
    • lifting weights
  23. Who should you consult before beginning a fitness program that involves aerobic activity?
    health care professional
  24. Three types of resistance exercises:
    • isometric
    • isotonic
    • isokinetic
  25. An exercise that uses muscle tension to improve muscular strength with little or no movement of the body part. (ex. pushing against a wall)
    isometric exercise
  26. An exercise that combines muscle contraction and repeated movement.
    (ex. calisthenics, push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups, rowing machine)
    isotonic exercise
  27. An exercise in which a resistance is moved through an entire range of motion at a controlled rate of speed.
    (ex. stationary bike or treadmill)
    isokinetic exercise
  28. If you have good flexibiltiy you can . . .
    bend, turn, and stretch
  29. How can you improve flexiblity?
    stretching exercises
  30. Calcium is essential for what part of your body?
    bones
  31. T/F
    Resistance training and weigh-bearing aerobic activities (walking or stair climbing) help increase bone mass (strengthen skeletal system)
    True

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