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7 Health Vocab Exam

Term that you should know at the end of 1st semester health

is the ability of the skeletal muscles to contract repeatedly over a period of time. Muscular Endurance
is the ability of a muscle group to exert maximum force against a given resistance. Muscular Strength
is the ability of the heart, lungs and blood vessels to deliver oxygen to working muscles and tissues Cardio Endurance
is the ability of your joints to move through a full range of motion. Flexibility
is the make up of lean tissue and fat tissue in the body. Body Composition
Allows joints to move easily, cushions bones, and supports soft tissue Cartilage
Hold bones in place at the joints Ligament
Joins muscle to muscle or muscle to bone Tendon
it is when bones become fragile and more likely to break Osteoporosis
it is when the cartilage in the joints begin to wear away Osteoarthritis
type of muscle found in the internal organs and blood vessels Smooth Muscle
type of muscle found in the heart. Cardiac Muscle
muscles that are found around the skeleton Skeletal Muscle
automatically move with you not having to tell it to move. Involuntary Muscle
brain sends message to the muscle to have it move. Voluntary Muscle
blood with CO2 or no oxygen in it Deoxygented Blood
blood with O2 (oxygen in it) Oxygenated Blood
takes blood away from the heart Artery
brings blood to the heart Vein
connects artery and veins together Capillary
trap door that allow food and air go to the right places Epiglottis
is the mechanical and chemical breakdown of food Digestion
tiny air sacs in the lungs Alveoli
process of breathing Respiration
the heart rate which one's heart should beat during exercise Target Heart Rate
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