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Health - Exercise and Fitness

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Health - Exercise and Fitness

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An important aspect of science is maintaining good health. The body needs food for energy and growth but too much food or too little food can cause some serious health issues. To help alleviate those health issues, developing a good, balanced exercise and fitness program in your daily routine is very important.

1.
An exercise and fitness program should always be ______.
rigorous
done daily
associated with a diet
balanced
An exercise and fitness program should always be balanced. Answer (d) is correct
2.
These types of exercises are strength-building exercises such as weight lifting.
Anaerobic
Isotonic
Isokinetic
Isometric
Isometric exercises are strength-building exercises such as weight lifting. Answer (d) is correct
3.
These types of exercises include brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, in-line skating and other nonstop vigorous exercises. They also benefit the cardiovascular system.
Isometric
Isotonic
Anaerobic
Aerobic
Aerobic exercises include brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, in-line skating and other nonstop vigorous exercises. They also benefit the cardiovascular system. Answer (d) is correct
4.
Which of the following is NOT a benefit of exercising?
Increased basal metabolism
Increased resistance to disease
Improved quality of sleep
Flawless complexion
A regular exercise/fitness program provides many benefits including an increased basal metabolism, increased resistance to diseases and improved quality of sleep. It does not provide for a flawless complexion but does provide for a healthier blood flow which can improve the complexion. Answer (d) is correct
5.
This is the wasting away and shrinking of a muscle due to none use.
Mutilation
Atrophy
Cardiovascular disease
Poor posture
Atrophy is the wasting away and shrinking of a muscle due to none use. Answer (b) is correct
6.
These type of exercises are very rigorous exercises and include sprint racing, basketball, football, baseball and weight lifting.
Anaerobic
Isokinetic
Aerobic
Isotonic
Anaerobic exercises are very rigorous exercises and include sprint racing, basketball, football, baseball and weight lifting. Answer (a) is correct
7.
The first step of any work-out is ______.
knee bends
arm rotations
the warm-up
waist bends
The first step of any work-out is the warm-up. Answer (c) is correct
8.
Strenuous physical activity requires an increase in ______.
liquids
body mass
atrophy
duration
Strenuous physical activity requires an increase in liquids. Answer (a) is correct
9.
These types of exercises include push-ups, pull-ups and crunches.
Isokinetic
Aerobic
Isotonic
Anaerobic
Isotonic exercises include push-ups, pull-ups and crunches. Answer (c) is correct
10.
These types of exercises would include exercises using a work-out machine like a Bowflex or a treadmill.
Isotonic
Isokinetic
Isometric
Aerobic
Isokinetic exercises include exercises using a work-out machine like a Bowflex or a treadmill. Answer (b) is correct
Author:  Christine G. Broome

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