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FF #11-15
2012-12-18 21:40:47
Fitness focus

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  1. What are three things that total fitness allows a person to do?
    Three things that total fitness allows a person to do are meeting emergencies by running for help, being healthy by reducing the risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and, back pain, and working efficiently by performing tasks with less fatigue and more energy.
  2. In addition to practice what influences skill-related fitness?
    In addition to practice, both heredity and physical maturity influence influences skill-related fitness.
  3. What percent of the American population has exercise-induced asthma?
    Twelve to fifteen percent of the American population has exercise-induced asthma.
  4. What are the symptoms of asthma?
    The symptoms of asthma include wheezing, coughing, shallow breathing, and chest pains.
  5. When you are aerobically fit, what happens to lung capacity and the heart?
    When you are aerobically fit your lung capacity increases and the heart can pump more oxygen throughout the body with less effort.
  6. When you are aerobically fit, what happens to muscles?
    When you are aerobically fit, muscles need less oxygen to do the same amount of work.
  7. How can asthma be controlled and its effects reduced?
    Asthma can be controlled with proper medication, and its effects can be reduced with exercise, although it is not a “curable” disease.
  8. What percent of a newborn baby’s body, and the adult body, is water?
    A newborn baby’s body is 75% water, and the adult body is 60 - 70% water.
  9. What is one function of water in the body?
    One function of water in the body is that water is necessary for digestion of food and metabolism when calories are burned for energy.
  10. What may happen if you do not drink enough water every day?
    If you do not drink enough water every day you may have excess body fat, poor muscle tone and muscle size, or joint and muscle soreness.
  11. What is the least amount of water you should drink every day?
    The least amount of water you should drink every day is 8 to 10 cups (8 ounces each).
  12. When do you need to drink more water?
    You need to drink more water if you exercise, are overweight, or live in a hot climate.
  13. Scientists use what term to describe positive stress?
    Scientists use the term "eustress" to describe positive, or good, stress.
  14. What reactions are often a result of negative stress?
    Reactions that are often a result of negative stress include worry, anger, sorrow, physical pain, or emotional reactions.
  15. Why does your body need a certain amount of fat?
    Your body needs a certain amount of fat because fat is a kind of stored energy for aerobic exercise.
  16. In the United States what percent of children and adults are obese?
    In the United States over 30% of children and 40-50% of adults are obese.
  17. What does an obese person have a higher risk of?
    An obese person has a higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases.
  18. A pound of fat contains how many stored calories?
    A pound of body fat contains 3,500 stored calories.
  19. What is the best method to lose weight?
    The best method to lose weight is to eat a little less and exercise a little more.

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