Flashcards - Physical Activity & Fitness

Flashcards - Physical Activity & Fitness
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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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Lactic acid
Lactic acid is an organic compound with the formula CH3CHCO2H
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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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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
Lactic acid
Lactic acid is an organic compound with the formula CH3CHCO2H
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

exercise
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness
joints
A joint or articulation is the connection made between bones in the body
Cardiorespiratory fitness
Cardiorespiratory refers to the ability of the circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen to skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity
Anaerobic exercise
Anaerobic exercise is a physical exercise intense enough to cause lactate to form
overload principle
Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise training
Bioelectrical impedance analysis
Bioelectrical impedance analysis is a commonly used method for estimating body composition, and in particular body fat

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