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Chapter 12,

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physical activity any form of movement that causes your body to use energy
physical fitness the ability to carry ourt daily tasks easily and have enough reserve energy to respond to unexpected demands
exercise purposeful physical activity tjhat is planned structured adn repetitivie and that improves or maintains physical fitness
sedentary involving little physical activity
cardiorespiratory endurance the ability of your heart lungs and blood vessels to send fuel and oxygen to your tissues during long periods of moderare to vigorous activity
muscular endurance the ability of your muscles to perform physical tasks over a period of time without tiring
flexibility the ablility to move your body parts through their full range of motion
aerobic exercises all rhythmic acitivities that use large muscle groups for an extended period of time
anaerobic exercise intense short burts of activits in which the muscles work so hard that they produce energy without using oxygen
specificity choosing the right types of activities to improve a given element of fitness
overload exercising at a level thats beyond your regular daily acitvities
progression graddually increasing the demands on your body
warm-up gentle cardiovascular avtivity that prepares the muscles for work
cool-down low-level activity that prepares your body to prepare for a resting state
workout the part of an exercise session when you are exercising at your highest peak
resting heart rate the number of times your heart beats per minutes when you are not active
frostbite damage to the skin and tissues caused by extreme cold
hy pothermia dangerously low body tempature
overexertion overworking the body
heat exhaustion a form of physical stress on the body caused by overheating
heatstroke a dangerous condition in which the body loses its ability to cool itself through perspiration
muscle cramps sudden and sometimes painful contraction of the muscles
strains overstretching and tearing a muscle
sprains injuries to the ligaments around a point
Created by: emilymarie17