What Is Physical Health? - Definition, Components & Examples


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What movement changed the way we define physical health?

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1. Which of the following is considered a fitness assessment?

2. Which of the following is considered a normal body temperature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Physical health can be determined by many things, and this quiz/worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of the elements that are part of a person's physical health. Some concepts you will be tested on include fitness assessments, normal body temperature, a well-balanced diet, and medical care.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on the definitions of:

  • Modern Medicine
  • Fitness assessment
  • Normal body temperature
  • Well-balanced diet
  • Medical self and professional care

Skills Practiced

This test and worksheet will assess the student's ability to use the following skills:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of physical health to understand the activity, nutrition, medical, and rest/sleep components that lead to optimum physical health
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts about physical health to examine information about physical activity; nutrition and diet; alcohol and drugs; medical self care; and rest and sleep in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the primary physical health measurements, such as general, disease risk factor, and fitness assessments.

Additional Learning

To learn more about staying healthy, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Physical Health? - Definition, Components & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define components of physical health
  • Differentiate between leisure physical activity and structured exercise
  • Understand the required balance of nutrition, diet, alcohol, and drugs to achieve physical health
  • Understand why medical self-care is critical for physical health
  • Know how much rest and sleep are recommended for optimum physical health
  • Identify ways to self-monitor physical health