HH KINE 1020
Introduction to Fitness and Health
1737 – Luigi Galvani discovers electricity stimulates contraction
1847 - Carl Ludwig measures human blood pressure.
1887 - Augustus De'sire Waller records the electrical activity of the human heart (EKG).
1920 - Archibald V. Hill describes maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max).
1957 – A.F. Huxley theorizes about muscle cross-bridges in contraction
1. Body Composition
2. Musculoskeletal Fitness
3. Cardiovascular Fitness
To live as long as one possibly can
Can be obtained by including physical activity in lifestyle
Frequent muscular exercise suc