health-related physical fitness


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health-re·lat·ed phys·i·cal fit·ness

(helth-rĕ-lā'tĕd fiz'i-kăl fit'nĕs)
Components of physical fitness (most commonly, aerobic fitness, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, and lower back and hamstring muscular flexibility) that are associated with some aspect of overall good health or disease prevention.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

health-re·lat·ed phys·i·cal fit·ness

(helth-rĕ-lā'tĕd fiz'i-kăl fit'nĕs)
Components of physical fitness associated with some aspect of overall good health.
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