Health and fitness

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GCSE AS PE (health and fitness) Flashcards on Health and fitness, created by s.ghillean on 03/09/2014.

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Health -state of complete social, physical and mental well-being -not a fixed state but changes to the demands of our life at a particular time -physically fit -mental well being (being happy, social life etc.) -social well being(social relationships/work)
Fitness ability to cope with the demands of everyday life
General fitness being in good health and able to carry out everyday tasks
specific fitness level above general fitness, able to meet higher demands of a sport or activity
health and fitness related -An individual who is fit is more likely to be healthy - if we engage in physical activity, we have a lower chance of certain illnesses and will delay the effects of age -fitness does not prevent diseases -health related components of fitness contribute to health
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