Flashcards - Introduction to Physical Education

Flashcards - Introduction to Physical Education
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obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
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Power

Power is the ability to move your body parts swiftly while at the same time applying the maximum force of your muscles.

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Physical fitness
Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities
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Balance
In biomechanics, balance is an ability to maintain the line of gravity of a body within the base of support with minimal postural sway
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Balance
In biomechanics, balance is an ability to maintain the line of gravity of a body within the base of support with minimal postural sway
Physical fitness
Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities
Power

Power is the ability to move your body parts swiftly while at the same time applying the maximum force of your muscles.

depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health
acutely
In medicine, describing a disease as acute denotes that it is of short duration and, as a corollary of that, of recent onset
joints
A joint or articulation is the connection made between bones in the body
Regular exercise and physical activity
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness
Exercise physiology
Exercise physiology is the physiology of physical exercise
interdisciplinary
Interdisciplinarity involves the combining of two or more academic disciplines into one activity
limbic system
The limbic system is a set of brain structures located on both sides of the thalamus, immediately underneath the cerebrum

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