Physical Activity: Health, Fitness and Performance


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Any movement of your muscles that requires energy is considered physical activity. Your choices for physical activity will depend on what you are trying to achieve. What are three goals that would help you to determine your type and intensity of physical activity?

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1. Which of the following terms is described as one's ability to carry out routine physical tasks without undue fatigue?

2. Why is gardening considered a light-intensity physical activity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are various components and effects of physical activity. Use this worksheet/quiz combination to gauge your knowledge of the components and effects. You will need to understand the different fitness principles, related terminology and other information covered in the lesson to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test you on the following:

  • Definition of the Overload Principle
  • Different levels of physical activity
  • Various fitness principles
  • Definition of physical activity

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills while taking these assessments:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding levels of physical activity
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about various fitness principles
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Overload Principle and physical activity

Additional Learning

To learn more about the components effects of physical activity, review the accompanying lesson. Objectives covered include:

  • Define physical activity
  • Differentiate between fitness and performance
  • Define exercise
  • Understand Overload Principle and Specificity Principle