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6th Grade Vocab Words

6th Grade Fitness Vocabulary Words to know

Posted on January 13, 2011 by lithomps

Click on the link below to study your Fitness Vocabulary Words.

*Frequency – How often you exercising
*Intensity – How hard you exercise
*Time – How long you exercise
*Type – What kind of exercise are you doing.
*Cardiovascular -Refers to the function of the heart, arteries, and veins
*Muscular – Effecting the muscles
*Flexibility – Capable of bending or stretching without breaking
*Warm Up – A period or act of preparation for an exercise session
*Cool Down – A period or act of recovery from an exercise session
*Fitness – A general state of good health, especially as a result of exercise and proper nutrition. Mental and emotional health is an important part of over all fitness, though your body may be physically fit, if you are not balanced in your mind and emotions you do not possess overall fitness.
Aerobic Aerobic-A form of exercise that increase the need for oxygen
Anaerobic Anaerobic-Activity done in short, fast bursts in which the heart cannot supply blood and oxygen as fast as muscles use it



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7th Grade Fitness Vocabulary Words


Here are your words to know for 7th grade, but remember, you need to know the 6th grade words as well.  Check on the post with the cute mouse for a link for the 6th grade words!

Check out this site and study you vocabulary words in a fun way!  Just copy and paste the link!


Maximum Heart Rate The Maximum heart rate that a person should achieve during maximum physical exertion. 220- Age = Maximum heart rate.
Strength The ability of a person to apply force on an object
Endurance The ability of a person to apply force for a long period of time
Balance To be effective, a program should include activities that address all the fitness components, since overemphasizing any one of them may hurt the others.
Recovery A hard day of training for a given component of fitness should be followed by an easier training day or rest day for that component and/or muscle group(s) to help permit recovery. Another way to allow recovery is to alternate the muscle groups exercised every other day, especially when training for strength and/or muscle endurance.
Body Composition The % of the body weight that is fat compared to lean muscle, bones, and fluid.
Basic Fitness Components How exercises are grouped into different categories.
Agility The ability to change directions quickly and easily
Interval Periods of exercise followed by periods of rest
Variety Providing a variety of activities reduces boredom and increases motivation and progress
Heart Rate Number of contractions (heart beats) of the heart in one minute or expressed as “beats per minute (bpm)
Target Heart Rate Desired range of heart rate reached during aerobic exercise, which enables ones heart and lungs to receive the most benefit from a work out .65%-85% of max heart rate.

Try copy and paste this link for a neat site that helps you study your words.

copy and paste to your url  – http://quizlet.com/6371757/7th-grade-vocabulary-flash-cards/


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