Ch 42: Principles & Benefits of Physical Fitness

About This Chapter

Watch these lessons to improve your knowledge about the importance of hydration for physical fitness, the relationship between brain development and exercise, and the principles of FITT.

Principles & Benefits of Physical Fitness - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes a series of short lesson videos that will explain a few of the basic principles of physical fitness. Start your review of this chapter by watching these lesson videos, either on your computer of mobile device. These lesson videos are taught by expert instructors and will improve your understanding of:

  • Benefits of hydration for physical fitness
  • How exercise improves brain development
  • Components of the Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type (FITT) principle

To reinforce your retention of the material presented in these lessons, be sure to read the lesson transcripts. The lesson transcripts are written overviews of the lessons that highlight in bold the key vocabulary of the chapter. Test your retention of the material from the lessons by completing the lesson quizzes, and then use your quiz results to identify the topics you don't understand.

Using the video tags to jump to the locations of the lessons that explained the topics you missed on the quiz, improve your understanding of them before you move on to the next lesson. Once you've completed the lessons and assessments in the chapter and feel confident with your understanding of the material, take the practice chapter exam to test what you know. If you find topics that prove to be a challenge, be sure to ask our instructors for assistance with the teacher tabs of the lessons.

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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