P.E Topic 1.1.1 Healthy, active lifestyles and benefits.

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Define a healthy, active lifestyle.
A lifestyle that contributes positively to physical, mental and social wellbeing , includes regular exercise and physical activity
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Name the three benefits.
Physical, Social and Mental ( Psychological)
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Give 4 benefits for taking part in physical activity - Physical
1) Contributes to a good physical health. 2) Physical challenge (can I do it?). 3) Increase fitness. 4) Improve performance
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Give 4 benefits for taking part in physical activity - Social
1) Mix with others. 2) Make new friends. 3) Meet current friends. 4)Develop teamwork/ cooperation.
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Give 4 benefits for taking part in physical activity - Mental
1) Relive and/or prevent stress and tension. 2) Mental challenge. 3) Increase self-esteem and confidence. 4) Help the individual feel good.
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What can exercise and physical activity improve?
Increase in fitness - Help individual feel good - Relieve stress - Increase self esteem - Contribute to good health - Contribute to enjoyment of life - Provide a mental challenge.
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How does exercise increase in fitness help?
Muscles can be strengthen and made more flexible. Exercise uses up calories, this can contribute to a controlled weight programme.
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How does exercise make the individual feel good?
Exercise produces serotonin - "feel good" hormone - good for heart, lungs, muscles, bones and mind. Regular physical activity improves fitness and body shape - helps participant feel and look good. Exercise can help people with low self-esteem.
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How does exercise help relieve stress and tension?
Physical activities can provide a distraction from daily life problems. Although exercise cannot solve the problem, exercise provides a completely different distraction.
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How does exercise increase self-esteem and confidence?
Many activities provide a physical challenge. Over coming such a challenge gives a sense of achievement which leads to increase in self-esteem and confidence. For example it is very difficult to complete the London Marathon.
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