Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Health Unit 2

Physical Fitness

Define physical fitness ability to carry out daily tasks easily + have E leftover for unexpected demands
List 1 benefit of physical fitness for physical health, mental/emotional, social Physical = lower risk of disease Mental/Emotional= higher self-esteem social = more social interaction
List the 5 elements of physical fitness Cardiorespiratory Endurance, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Flexibility, Body Composition
Define Cardiorespiratory Endurance. How is it measured? List one exercise that can improve it. c.r system's ability to convert food into energy, step test, running
Define muscular endurance. How is it measured? List one exercise that can improve it. muscles' ability to perform long tasks w/out getting tired, pushups, pushups
Define muscular strength. How is it measured? List one exercise that can improve it. amount of force muscles can exert, lifting weights, lifting weights
Define flexibility. How is it measured? List one exercise that can improve it. ability to move body part through full range of motion, sit and reach test, dancing
Define body composition. How is it measured? List one exercise that can improve it. ratio body fat to tissue, skin fold calipers, running
what lifestyle diseases can a sedentary lifestyle lead to? cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer
how is BMI calculated? Body mass index, height to weight ratio
Define obesity, overweight, and overfat obesity = high BMI and/or hi fat percentage overweight = high BMI overfat = hi fat percentage
How many calories are in 1 pound? 3500
what type of exercise can lower resting heart rate? aerobic exercises
Define the 3 principles of exercise plan Overload = working the body harder than it is normally worked, progression = increase in overload, specificity = choosing right type of exercise
What is the FITT principle? what is it used for? F= frequency I= intensity T=time T=type, used to plan exercise
Consequences of not staying hydrated while exercising? cramping, dizziness, heatstroke
What is RICE? what is it used for? method of treating minor injuries R=rest I= ice C=compression E= elevation
What are anabolic steroids? drugs people use to increase muscle size, strength, endurance, speed
What are 3 side effects of anabolic steroids? facial hair, roid rage, high blood pressure
Created by: mhaq.16