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Flashcards - Physical Fitness & Nutrition

Flashcards - Physical Fitness & Nutrition
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Glucose
Glucose is a sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6
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adenosine triphosphate
Adenosine triphosphate is a nucleoside triphosphate, a small molecule used in cells as a coenzyme
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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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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
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
adenosine triphosphate
Adenosine triphosphate is a nucleoside triphosphate, a small molecule used in cells as a coenzyme
Glucose
Glucose is a sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6
glycogen
Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi
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
Anabolic steroids
Anabolic steroids, also known more properly as anabolic-androgenic steroids , are steroidal androgens that are structurally related to and have similar effects as testosterone in the body
overload principle
Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise training
sprain
A sprain, also known as a torn ligament, is damage to one or more ligaments in a joint, often caused by trauma or the joint being taken beyond its functional range of motion

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