physical activity and exercise

physical activity and exercise

A general term for any sort of muscular effort but esp. that intended to train, condition, or increase flexibility of the muscular and skeletal systems of the body.
References in periodicals archive ?
Another important factor that has been identified as a barrier towards exercise is the inability to differentiate household and daily activities from physical activity and exercise. This is a common problem that we frequently encounter in Pakistan as well.
Position statement on physical activity and exercise intensity terminology.
Currently, there is a lack of undergraduate training in the area of physical activity and exercise prescription.
Those who exercise 3 times a week and 20 minutes each session at least were in athletic group [6] and those with no physical activity and exercise were in nonathletic group.
At the study's start, nonexercise physical activity and exercise habits were assessed from a self-administrated questionnaire, and cardiovascular health was established through physical examinations and laboratory tests.
Views on physical activity and exercise during pregnancy have taken on new meanings and implications throughout history.
With the nation increasingly concerned about health and wellbeing, physical activity and exercise is increasingly being looked as a means of both treating and preventing mental health issues.
(2) Regular physical activity and exercise are considered important for the well-being of these patients.
Over the past decades, a number of physical activity and exercise programs for people with arthritis have been developed and evaluated, resulting in a body of evidence about their benefits (Van den Ende et al 1998, Ettinger et al 1997, Hakkinen et al 2001).
Why do some officers succumb to life-threatening habits, such as the lack of physical activity and exercise, smoking and excessive drinking habits, and depression, that increase the risk of obesity?
While this study did not examine weight loss or cardiac fitness, it did demonstrate that the lifestyle activity approach is a feasible way to increase physical activity and exercise in people who have significant barriers to improving their physical fitness.
This study examined the attitudes toward physical activity and exercise of university students enrolled in Personal Wellness classes.
Full browser ?