Physical activity recommendations and exercise guidelines established by leading health organizations

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Abstract

After completing this chapter, you should have an understanding of the following: The difference between moderate physical activity, vigorous physical activity, exercise, health-related physical fitness, and sports-related fitness. Physical activity recommendations for health-related fitness from leading health organizations. The American College and Sports Medicine's (ACSM's) exercise recommendations for cardiorespiratory fitness. The ACSM's exercise recommendations for muscular fitness. The ACSM's exercise recommendations for healthy body composition. The ACSM's exercise recommendations for flexibility.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Active Female
Subtitle of host publicationHealth Issues Throughout The Lifespan
PublisherHumana Press
Pages227-239
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781588297303
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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