Exercise and Fitness
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The ability of your heart, blood vessels, and lungs to distribute nutrients and oxygen, and to remove waste.
Test: Mile run > Timed > Better time
The capacity of a muscle or group of muscles to exert or resist force
Test: Pull ups > Reps > Failure
The ability of muscles to keep working for an extended period of time.
Test: Push ups/ Sit ups > Reps > Timed
The ability to use a muscle throughout its entire range of motion.
Test: Sit and Reach > Measured
The amount of body fat compared to lean tissue; such as muscle and bone.
% of body fat
1. Helps reduce excess body fat.
2. Reduces blood pressure
3. Increases Flexibility
Physical benefits of exercise
1. Improves self image.
2. Improves self confidence.
3. Improves mental alertness.
Psychological benefits of exercise
Chemicals produced in the brain that give you a sense of satisfaction and pleasure.
Types of exersise
- ♥ Aerobic
- ♥ Anaerobic
- ♥ Isotonic
- ♥ Isometric
- ♥ Isokinetic
Long term- oxygen is used to produce energy.
Muscle fiber type: Slow twitch; red color
Short term: No oxygen is used to produce energy. ATP
Muscle fiber type: Fast twitch; color: Pale
Involves the contraction
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