Components of Fitness A guide to the five components of fitness in health and physical education. Susan Massara October 18, 2007 Dr. Cone T/R 8:00 Tech and Assess
Muscular Endurance Body Composition Cardiovascular Endurance Muscular Strength Flexibility
Cardiovascular Endurance Of the heart, blood vessels, and blood To carry Oxygen to the cells Sustained ability Ability of cells to process oxygen Blood carries Away waste products
Staying in Shape Kick-boxing Jogging AEROBIC ACTIVITY!!! Aerobics Class Bike Riding
Flexibility Ability of a muscle To move in a Complete Range of Motion
Studies recently show… • Flexibility reduces stress i.e. Yoga *Stretching and flexibility prevent injury i.e. Pulled Muscles or Broken Bones
Muscular Endurance The measure of how well Muscles can repeatedly generate force And the amount of time They can maintain activity!
Maintaining Muscular Endurance Upper Body Strength: Performing Push-Ups Daily Lower Body Strength: Squat Press Core Strength: Performing Sit-ups Daily
Muscular Strength The capacity of your body’s muscles To generate extreme amounts of force in a short period of time using anaerobic energy
Building Muscular Strength Using free weights or dumbbells Utilizing weight lifting machines Resistance training techniques
Body Composition % Percentages of fat, bone, and muscle in a person’s body.
Finding Body Composition… Skin-fold measurements Hydro-static Weighing BODPOD measurement Body composition Analyzer