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PE Vocab

What is physical fitness? one's ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue
What is body composition? measures the percentage of muscle, fat. water, and bone found in the human body
What is flexibility? the ability to bend easily without breaking
What is muscular strength? the max amount of force that a muscle can exert again a form of resistance
What is muscular endurance? the ability of a to muscle(s) to sustain repeated contractions against resistance for an extended period of time
What is cardiovascular endurance? body's ability to send oxygen to muscles while they are working
What is sedentary lifestyle? a lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity
What is metabolism? the chemical processes that occur in a living organism to maintain life:
What is aerobic exercise? also known as cardio exercise- exercise that requires pumping of oxyegnated blood by the heart to deliver oxygen to the working muscles
What is anaerobic exercise? short-lasting, high-intensity activity, where the body's need for oxygen exceeds the supply
What are calories? units of energy
What is isokentic exercise? type of strength training using specialized machines to maintain a constant speed of movement
What is isotonic exercise? a method of muscular exercise
What is isometric exercise? exercise when muscular contractions occur without movement of the involved body parts
What is Basal metabolism? the energy extended while at rest in neutrally temperate environment
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