Ch 10: Physiological Principles of Fitness

About This Chapter

This chapter details key physiological principles of fitness, focusing on how these principles can assist in creating a healthy fitness program. You'll also shore up your fundamental understanding of physical activity so you can use these principles effectively.

Physiological Principles of Fitness - Chapter Summary

These lessons deal with basic components of physical activity before going into important fitness concepts that you can apply to your training. You'll learn about four different principles you can consider when developing an exercise regime. Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Defining physical activity
  • The overload and specificity principles
  • The FIT exercise principle
  • The reversibility principle

After reviewing each lesson, you'll be able to make sure you understood it by taking an accompanying practice quiz that you can also print as a worksheet for offline use. And, for a more comprehensive test of your knowledge, you can check out the practice final exam located at the end of the chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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