Card Set Information
The movement of a body part toward the midline of the body.
The actual weight of body fat even thou your body is composed of both muscle and fat.
The movement of a body part away from the midline of the body.
The total amount of work that can e performed by the aerobic energy system.
The ability to perform prolonged periods of work without getting tired. During aerobic exercise, you should be able to carry on conversation.
Ambient heart rate
Your heart rate during the day when you aren't really doing anything, but it's not truly resting either. Take it at the same time, in the same circumstances, daily.
Refer to the building blocks of protein.
Exercise done for a short period of time usually 1 to 2 minutes, uses a lot of oxygen, develops speed, but does not develop overall fitness.
Specific vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that protect the body against free radicals.
Basal metabolic rate or BMR
The rate at which the body burns calories over a 24-hour period, while at complete rest.
refers to the pressure within the arterial system caused by blood flow.
Refers to the make up of lean and fat tissue in the body.
Body mass index (BMI)
Numerical equivalent of over or underweight, derived from an equation utilizing body weight and height.
Exercises that use body weight as resistance.
Measure of the energy value of food.
Refer to one of the six nutrients used by the body for energy. Dietary sources of carbs include sugars, grains, rice, potatoes and beans. 1 gram=4 cals.