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Department
Biomedical Physio & Kines
Course
BPK 140
Professor
Peter Ruben
Semester
Summer

Description
Tutorial week 3 – recap of physical activity for fitness and health  01/20/2014 Physical activity: ­ all leisure non­leisure body movement produced by the skeletal muscles and resulting in  an increase in energy expenditure  Exercise – planned/structured/repetitive physical activity aimed at improving physical fitness ^dancing  vs dancing class/exercise sport – a form of lesure time physical activity that is planned structures and competitive  active living – a way of life in which physical activity is valued and integrated into daily living  physical fitness is the ability to respond to routine physical demands w enough reserve energy to cope w a  sudden challenge  can be overweight and fit health­related components include aerobic endurance (cardiorespiratory fitness) – ability to do that exercise and allow blood to pump through  body in an efficient way – at a moderate pace as opposed to gasping for air  muscular strength and endurance – max. weight a person can lift/pull/push  how strong you are and  endurance – ability to do repetition of the exercise / how long you can go for body composition flexibility disease protection from cardiovasc. Disease – stronger heart muscles/effective blood pumping, lowering hypertension,  reduced blood clotting , increased hdl, decreased hr  protection from certain cancers – colon/breast/endometrial protection from di
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