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					Personal Fitness
 Looking Good
 Feeling Good
    Chapter 1
  Looking Good
  Feeling Good
        Chapter One
Looking Good – Feeling Good

Success does not
mean being the
best, but doing
your best
             Objectives
Why is physical fitness a personal matter?
How do some people neglect their health
by choosing not to participate in physical
activity?
What are the health risk factors and which
ones may be controlled?
What benefits are gained by exercising?
What is the relationship between wellness
and personal fitness?
What is a personal fitness program (PFP)?
                   Vocabulary
Diabetes                 the body’s inability to regulate
                         sugar metabolism

Fad                      interest lasts for a short time
                         then lose enthusiasm and stop

Trend                    interest in something that lasts a
                         long time.

Media                    newspapers, magazines,
                         television, and radio

Physical Fitness         able to carry out daily tasks
                         without undue fatigue, handle
                         emergency situations, and
                         possess sufficient energy to enjoy
                         leisure time pursuits.

Health Risk Factors      factor’s associated with disease,
                         disability, and premature death.
                Vocabulary con’t
Inactivity                 lack of physical activity and
                           exercise

Obesity                    excessive deposits of fat on the
                           body

Cholesterol                a waxy, fat-like substance found
                           in animal tissue

                           the way one sees oneself
Body image                 physically

Wellness                   term used to describe someone’s
                           commitment to live a healthy and
                           active lifestyle.

Personal fitness program   a plan designed to help you select
                           programs activities to improve
                           your lifestyle
 Healthy People 2000 Goals
Increase healthy life span
Reduce health disparities among
Americans: racial and ethnic identity,
economic status, and gender
Preventive services for all Americans
  Benefits of Personal Fitness
Improved Appearance

Improved Body Image

Improved Self-Controlled

More Energetic

Healthier and Happier
Benefits of Personal Fitness con’t.
Increased Muscular Strength and Endurance

Improved Physical Performance

Increased Success in School

Help to cope with Stress

Sleep Better

Increased Life Expectancy
   Habits of Students
Current American lifestyles
 fosters a lack of fitness.

 Technology decreases the
need for physical activities.

Nation becoming more obese
       High School Fitness

Overall Fitness continues to decline over
the past 20 years
Poor eating habits – Foods high in fat and
salt
Blood Pressure Readings on average
higher today (Cardiovascular disease).
Higher body fat
Overweight teenagers equal overweight
adults
Vigorous physical activity continues to
decline
      Personal Fitness –
      A Personal Matter
Try not to compare self with
others

Attitude is important

Keep an open mind about fitness

Try your best – give 100%
      Fitness in America
   Good News and Bad News

Good News: Americans are becoming
aware that inactivity and poor health
habits are linked to illnesses and early
death.

Bad News: Only 10% of adult Americans
perform the achieved recommended
fitness. 25% have no physical activity.
 Physical Fitness is a Trend
Physical Fitness is gaining popularity
in the last 15 years
 Surgeon General’s Report on
      Physical Activity
Everyone can improve quality of life
through a lifetime of physical activity

Reduces risk of dying from some of
the leading causes of death
What Affects Your Attitude Toward
        Physical Fitness?
Lack of athletic ability

Past experience on fitness tests

Past experience in sports

Heredity

Media
  What is Physical Fitness?
Ability to carry out daily tasks
without undue fatigue

Ability to handle emergency
situations

Possession of sufficient energy to
enjoy leisure time pursuits
   Physical Activity Influences
            Behavior
Regular Exercisers:
quit smoking
eat less fat
cut down caffeine
eat low calorie foods and drinks
lose weight
Less risk of early death
 Leading Cause of Death in the
         United States
Heart Disease
Cancer
Stroke
Lung Disorders
Accidents
Pneumonia and influenza
Diabetes
AIDS
Suicide
Liver Disease
HEALTH, WELLNESS, PHYSICAL
         FITNESS
Health: State of complete physical,
mental, and social well-being enables
you to function at an optimal level in
many areas of your life.
HEALTH, WELLNESS, PHYSICAL
        FITNESS       continued



Wellness: Your health is good
along with your intellectual, physical,
emotional, spiritual, and social
fitness.
HEALTH, WELLNESS, PHYSICAL
        FITNESS              continued


Intellectual Fitness: Ability to think critically

Physical Fitness: Assuming a personal
responsibility for one’s health by exercising.

Emotional Fitness: Dealing positively with
stress.

Spiritual Fitness: Finding meaning and purpose
in life through religion, meditation, etc….

Social Fitness: Ability to develop meaningful
relationships
HEALTH, WELLNESS, PHYSICAL
        FITNESS            continued


   Physical Fitness: Ability to attain certain
   physical attributes. A state of physical
   well-being that allows you to:
1. Perform your daily activities with vigor.
2. Reduce your risk of health problems
3. Establish a fitness base for participation
   in a variety of physical activities.
    Types of Physical Activity
Health-related       Skill-related
 Physical Fitness     Physical Fitness
 Cardiovascular       Coordination
 Fitness              Agility
 Flexibility          Reaction Time
 Muscular Strength    Power
 Muscular             Speed
 Endurance
                      Balance
 Body Composition
Factors Determining Your Level of
             Fitness
1. Heredity (sets some limits on our
   potential).

2. Environment (sets limits on the
   opportunities which may be
   available).

3. Behavior- Factor most responsible
   for determining your total fitness.
Fitness Triangle

       Heredity




      Environment




       Behavior
       Risk Factors for Disease
Controllable Risk Factors:      Uncontrollable Risk
   Physical Inactivity          Factors:
   Cigarette Smoking            Heredity
1. 1/3 of all heart attacks     Age
   due to smoking               Gender
2. 1/3 of all cancers and all
   lung cancers due to
   smoking
  Obesity
  High Blood Pressure
  High Cholesterol levels
  High Stress Lifestyles
        Lifestyle Changes
Take an exercise break
Use the stairs instead of the elevator
Walk whenever possible
While talking on the phone – walk around
Walk your dog or neighbor’s dog at a brisk
pace
Walk around the mall
Substitute activity for going to a movie
Pre-Assessment Considerations
 Height
 Weight
 Resting Pulse Rate
 Previous Involvement in Physical
 Activity
 Current Fitness Level
 Current Health
 Past Medical History
            PAR-Q
  Physical Activity Readiness
        Questionnaire

 PAR-Q Questions honestly to
determine if you should check with
your doctor before you increase your
physical activity.
  Personal Fitness Plan (PFP)
  A plan designed to help you select
programs and activities to improve
your lifestyle.

Why Have a Plan?
Ans. To accomplish anything
 worthwhile you must have a plan
          Ingredients of PFP
     Areas of Focus
1.   Physical Activities
2.   Nutrition
3.   Stress Management
4.   Positive Lifestyle Behaviors
            Summary
Physical fitness is personal
Physical fitness is a trend
Many factors affect your attitude
toward personal fitness
Certain risk factors affect your health
but can be reduced through personal
fitness
Exercise has many benefits in all
aspects of life.
         Study Questions
         TRUE OR FALSE
Setting up a personal physical fitness
 program may provide both physical
 and mental benefits
          Answer-True
Setting up a personal physical fitness
program may provide both physical
and mental benefits
        Study Question
A person does not need to be an
athlete to be very healthy and
physically active
        Answer-TRUE
A person does not need to be an
athlete to be very healthy and
physically active
          Study Question
  Physical fitness deals with 5 factors:
Cardiovascular Fitness
Muscular Strength
Muscular Endurance
Flexibility
Body Composition
              Answer-TRUE
Physical fitness deals with 5 factors:

Cardiovascular Fitness

Muscular Strength

Muscular Endurance

Flexibility

Body Composition
        Study Question
Improving your physical fitness level
has nothing to do with your energy
level
           Answer-FALSE

Improving your physical fitness level
 has nothing to do with your energy
 level
        Study Question
Taking control of their bodies and
lifestyles may help people experience
less stress and depression
         Answer-TRUE
Taking control of their bodies and
lifestyles may help people experience
less stress and depression

				
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