6th Health Unit 1

February 17, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
F.I.T.T. principle method for safely increasing aspect of your workout without hurting yourself.
Frequency how often you exercise
Intensity how much energy you use when you work out or how hard the work out is to you.
Time amount of time spent exercising
Type the different types of exercise that are done.
Resting Heart Rate number of beats per minute when you are relaxing
Target Heart Rate number of beats per minute you should aim for to help your circulatory system the most during exercise.
Cardiorespiratory Endurance a measure of how efficiently your heart and lungs work when you exercise
Muscular Strength measure of the most weight you can lift or the most force you can exert at one time
Muscular Endurance the muscles ability to be used repeatedly over time
Flexibility the ability of your body’s joints to move easily through a full range of motion (
Urinary System the group of organs that work together to remove wastes
Kidneys each of a pair of organs in the abdominal cavity of mammals, birds, and reptiles, excreting urine.
Ureter the duct by which urine passes from the kidney to the bladder
Bladder a membranous sac in humans and other animals, in which urine is collected for excretion.

Urethra the duct by which urine is sent out of the body from the bladder
Digestive System the body system that controls digestion of food (
Digestion process by which the body breaks down food into smaller pieces that can be absorbed by the blood and sent to each cell in your body
Excretory System the two body systems that sends wastes outside of the body (Urinary and Digestive systems)
Skeletal System framework of tissues that supports the body
Muscular system made up tissues that move parts of the body and control the organs.
Immune System combination of body defenses made up of the cells, tissues, and organs that fight pathogens in the body
Communicable Diseases are caused by pathogens passed from one human to another
Noncommunicable Diseases are diseases that cannot be spread from one person to another.
Chronic Disease diseases that are present continuously over long a time
Pathogens germs that cause disease
Infection A condition that occurs when pathogens enter the body, multiply and cause harm.