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.

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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In health-related physical fitness tests, the 6MWT and balance test scores were not statistically different between the FMS patient and control groups (Table 4).
Evaluation of health-related physical fitness parameters and association analysis with depression, anxiety, and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia.
Conclusions: This study provides preliminary evidence that an 8-week NME program represents an effective strategy for improving nutritional status and health-related physical fitness in elderly Thai people.
The American college of sports medicine recommends that the exercise in the olderadults should include aerobic, muscle strengthening and flexibility exercises and in individuals who are at risk for falling or mobility impairment should also include specific exercises to improve balance in addition to the other component of health-related physical fitness (8).
Degree MSc Research interests Measurement and evaluation, health-related physical fitness, health-enhancing physical activity, physical education-based interventions, motivation toward physical activity.
Although the study was conducted on a relatively small sample group over a period of 12 weeks only, it provides useful information that indicates that WBV training appears to be a safe exercise modality when structured and supervised by a health professional to enhance health-related physical fitness in sedentary adults.
Health-related physical fitness includes cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
Regular aqua-aerobic exercise training improved health-related physical fitness and glycemic control in T2DM subjects.
PHYSICAL FITNESS AND HEALTH-RELATED PHYSICAL FITNESS
Principles of physical education subdivide fitness into health-related physical fitness and motor-related physical fitness.
Thus, a term of health-related physical fitness became topical with four its components: aerobic and/or cardiovascular fitness, body composition, abdominal muscle strength and endurance, and lower back and hamstring flexibility.

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