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Kin 110 - Human Performance & Nutrition
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9 8 14 kin 110 class notes Can you be overweight and healthy Review from Friday o Human performance and how we define it o Athletics vs general health Athletics Speed Endurance Stamina Getting active o High energy turnover o How do you have high energy turnover Running or laundry household Exercise and physical activity o Exercise is within physical activity o Physical activity is anything requiring energy expenditure o Exercise is done with the intention of improving health performance It is intentional o Whereas doing laundry is expending energy but it is performed in order to get your clothes clean not necessarily to burn calories Other examples mowing the lawn walking your dog gardening etc o High intensity interval exercise Maximize heart activity Sprinting or performing other very difficult exercise activities for a short period of time What is best for health o Is the way you accrue the activity important o Does it matter if you do high intensity exercise for a short period of time or low intensity for a long period of time What is fitness o Runners Speed Endurance o Power lifter Cares about how many lbs he can lift in one set o Fitness is specific to athlete type everyone has different goals o Gymnasts wrestlers rowers may want to meet certain weight requirements o Fitness is a loose definition What is health o Messier when we define health o Do physical characteristics health lean o Resting metabolic rate Dictates how many calories can be taken in o Low body fat healthy o How important is body fat for health Fat fitness and health o Lack of physical fitness Obesity Prevalence of disease in the population o Could the order be changed Life expectancy by sex and race o Influence of sex on longevity o Black males are lowest on graph o White male black females are about the same on graph o White females are the highest o women live longer o white vs black white people tend to life longer than black people race o human population considered dinstinct based on



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