About This Chapter
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.
1. Physical Activity: Health, Fitness and Performance
Physical activity is any movement of your muscles that uses energy. Physical activity helps you achieve better health, fitness and performance. Learn how the overload principle and specificity principle improve your fitness and performance.
2. FITT Principle of Exercise
The FITT Principle of exercise can be used as a guide when creating plans that will help students meet their fitness goals while also keeping students safe. The components of the FITT Principle are frequency, intensity, time, and type.
3. Reversibility Principle in Sports Training: Definition & Example
Have you ever stopped working out because of an injury or illness after training diligently for years? In this lesson, we'll discuss the principle of reversibility and explore examples of what happens to your body when you stop and then start working out again.
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Other chapters within the CSET Physical Education Subtest I (129): Practice & Study Guide course
- About the CSET Physical Education Test
- Physical Fitness & Development
- Motor Learning & Development
- Body Systems
- Motion & Movement
- Effects of Exercise
- Components of Wellness
- Physical Fitness Testing & Prescription
- Safety, Injury Prevention & First Aid
- Physical Education Class Planning
- Physical Individual & Team Activities
- Positive Effects of Fitness
- Physical Education Student Assessments
- CSET Physical Education Subtest 1 Flashcards