Health and physical fitness

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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.

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Physical benefits

  • Body weight control
  • Reduce risk of injury
  • Improved cardiovascular fitness
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Mental benefits

  • Excitement and enjoyment
  • Stress relief
  • Satisfaction of own performance
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Social benefits

  • Fulfilment
  • Socialising
  • Teamwork and co-operation
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Why test fitness?

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses
  • Returning from injury
  • Target setting
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What factors influence fitness?

  • Fatigue
  • Diet
  • Age
  • Substances
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