In general, physical fitness refers to one's ability to perform physical tasks, especially as they relate to a sport or occupation; however, because physical fitness encompasses a wide variety of abilities, it means diff... More »

According to Medical News Today, the Department of Health and Human Services defines physical fitness as "a set of attributes people have or achieve that relates to the ability to perform physical activity." The five mai... More »

The five components of physical fitness are cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition, according to FitDay. There is unanimous agreement in the fitness community th... More »

Physical fitness is the state of a body's health and ability to perform everyday work and leisure activities efficiently and effectively. According to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, most experts ... More »

According to the Tennessee Department of Education, physical education is a field in schools that helps prepare students to maintain physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Most high schools throughout the United State... More »

The benefits of physical fitness include a reduced risk of diseases, weight control, strong bones and muscles, and improved mood and self-esteem. To achieve physical fitness, observe correct nutrition, exercise, get enou... More »

According to Medical News Today, the Department of Health and Human Services defines physical fitness as "a set of attributes people have or achieve that relates to the ability to perform physical activity." The five mai... More »