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Systolic
The higher measurement when the heart beats, pushing blood through the arteries, and
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Diastolic
The lower measurement when the heart rests between beats
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Factors Increasing Blood pressure
Smoking, Overweight, stress (kidney damage, stroke)
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Fitness Vs. Health
fitness is the ability to do physical activity & health is the amount of freedom from disease
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Measuring Fitness
strength stamina – endurance or staying power flexibility
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Smoking
Nicotine itself increases the heart rate and carbon monoxide reduces the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. It combines with haemoglobin in red blood cells, preventing oxygen combining with the haemoglobin. This causes an increase in heart rate t
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Card 2

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The lower measurement when the heart rests between beats

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Diastolic

Card 3

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Smoking, Overweight, stress (kidney damage, stroke)

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Card 4

Front

fitness is the ability to do physical activity & health is the amount of freedom from disease

Back

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Card 5

Front

strength stamina – endurance or staying power flexibility

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