Recommended Physical Activity Levels for Adults

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In the F.I.T.T. principle, what does 'Intensity' refer to?

How strenuous the physical activity is

Which type of physical activity is best described as 'Planned and purposive physical activity to improve fitness, health, or performance'?

Exercise

What is considered the optimal functioning of the human body according to the text?

Regular physical activity as the body was designed to move

What is the recommended duration of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity for adults aged 18-64 years?

150 minutes per week

How often should muscle-strengthening activities be done for adults?

Two or more days a week

What are some mental benefits of regular physical activity mentioned in the text?

Decreased symptoms of depression and anxiety

What is the main purpose of a medical examination before practicing any physical activity?

To identify any risk factors or underlying health conditions

Which components make up total fitness according to the text?

A combination of health-related and skill-related components

Based on the text, which principle divides fitness into two components?

F.I.T.T. principle

What benefit of regular physical activity is NOT mentioned in the text?

Increased risk of heart disease

Learn about the recommended levels of physical activity for adults aged 18 - 64 years, including the minimum duration and intensity required for aerobic activity. Discover how to achieve additional health benefits by increasing moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity.

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