Health and physical fitness
Health: A state of complete mental, physical and social well-being, not simply the absence of disease or infirmity.
Physical fitness: The ability to undertake every day activities (both work and play), with enough left over for emergencies.
- Body weight control
- Reduce risk of injury
- Improved cardiovascular fitness
- Excitement and enjoyment
- Stress relief
- Satisfaction of own performance
- Teamwork and co-operation
Why test fitness?
- Identify strengths and weaknesses
- Returning from injury
- Target setting
What factors influence fitness?