- 1.1: The factor most responsible for your level of fitness is1. your par...
- 1.2: Which of the following is a set of comprehensive disease prevention...
- 1.3: Which is a skill related component of fitness?1. muscular strength2...
- 1.4: Which area of wellness enables you to perform daily activities with...
- 1.5: Which is a health related component of fitness?1. flexibility2. coo...
- 1.6: What are the key factors determining your fitness level?1. heredity...
- 1.7: The three leading causes of death in the United States are1. AIDS, ...
- 1.8: Which of the following statements is NOT true?1. most teenagers hav...
- 1.9: What is true of regular exercisers?1. they are more likely to smoke...
- 1.10: The ability to deal with stress, to maintain a positive self concep...
Solutions for Chapter 1: Why Personal Fitness?
Full solutions for Personal Fitness for You | 3rd Edition
Astronomical unit (AU)
Average distance from Earth to the Sun; or
Located beneath the mantle, it is the innermost layer of Earth. The core is divided into an outer core and an inner core.
Igneous activity that occurs outside the crust.
Small earthquakes that often precede a major earthquake.
A chemical bond between two oppositely charged ions formed by the transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other.
The Jupiter-like planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. These planets have relatively low densities.
Longitudinal (seif dunes)
Long ridges of sand oriented parallel to the prevailing wind; these dunes form where sand supplies are limited.
Rounded lumps of hydrogenous sediment scattered on the ocean floor, consisting mainly of manganese and iron and usually containing small amounts of copper, nickel, and cobalt.
A cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust.
The process by which most igneous rocks melt. Since individual minerals have different melting points, most igneous rocks melt over a temperature range of a few hundred degrees. If the liquid is squeezed out after some melting has occurred, a melt with a higher silica content results.
The point where a rapid steepening of the gradient occurs, marking the outer edge of the continental shelf and the beginning of the continental slope.
A soil classification system consisting of six hierarchical categories based on observable soil characteristics. The system recognizes 12 soil orders.
A sudden and tremendous eruption in the solar chromosphere.
The color of a mineral in powdered form.
Any of the Earth-like planets, including Mercury, Venus, Mars, and Earth.
The alternating horizontal movement of water associated with the rise and fall of the tide.
Two belts of winds that blow almost constantly from easterly directions and are located on the equatorward sides of the subtropical highs.
The release of water vapor to the atmosphere by plants.
Ultimate base level
Sea level; the lowest level to which stream erosion could lower the land.
The concept that the processes that have shaped Earth in the geologic past are essentially the same as those operating today