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Health Chapter 6

Health chapter 6

Physical fitness is the ability of the body to carry out daily physical activities without getting out of breath, sore, or overly tired.
Chronic disease is a disease that develops gradually and continues over a long period of time. A chronic disease can take a long time to treat.
Health-related fitness describes qualities that are needed to maintain and promote a healthy body.
Resting heart rate (RHR) is the number of times the heart beats per minute while at rest, such as just before you get up from a good night's sleep.
target heart rate zone a heart rate range within which the most gains in cardiorespiratory health will occur
FITT a formula made up of four important parts involved in fitness training; frequency, intensity, time, and type of exercise.
repetitions the number of times an exercise is performed.
set a fixed number of repetitions followed by a rest period.
dehydration a state in which the body has lost more water than has been taken in
overtraining a condition that occurs as a result of exceeding the recommendations of the FITT formula
dietary supplement any product that is taken by mouth that can contain a dietary ingredient and is also labeled as a dietary supplement
anabolic steroid a synthetic version of the male hormone testosterone used for promoting muscle development
sleep deprivation a lack of sleep
circadian rhythm the body's internal system for regulating sleeping and waking patterns
insomnia an inability to sleep, even if one is physically exhausted
sleep apnea a sleeping disorder characterized by interruptions of normal breathing patterns during sleep.
Created by: murphy1717