Healthy living chapter one

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Healthy living chapter one
2011-02-15 14:19:57

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  1. Body composition
    The percentage of the total body weight that is fat mass and lean body mass.
  2. Compression of morbidity
    Reducing the number of dysfunctional years that come at the end of a life span and are typically due to chronic disease
  3. Cardiovascular endurance
    The ability to sustain medium- to high-intensity cardiovascular exercise (such as distance running, cycling, and swimming) for long periods of time; also called cardiovascular fitness
  4. Diseases of choice
    Chronic diseases that are caused in part by the lifestyle choices a person makes.
  5. Exercise
    A type of physical activity that improves or maintains the various components of physical fitness.
  6. Flexibility
    The ability to move the body freely through a normal range of motion.
  7. Health
    Health is optimal well-being that contributes to quality of life. It is more than just freedom from illness and disease.
  8. muscle endurance
    ability to contract a muscle over and over without becoming fatigued.
  9. Muscle strength
    The ability of a muscle or group of muscles to produce a maximal force during a single contraction.
  10. Motor skills
    The ability to move with skill during sports or recreational activities.
  11. Overload
    To exercise more or harder than norma
  12. Physical activity
    ny activity such as walking, climbing stairs, or doing chores that causes the muscles to contract and use energy.
  13. Physical fitness
    A set of six components (cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, body composition, motor skills) that relate to a person's ability to be physically active, perform exercise, or participate in sports.
  14. Wellness
    A type of total fitness for the whole person—including social, physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being.