This section will focus on the last two components of fitness: muscular strength and muscular endurance.
The rest of this chapter contains your reading for this section.
Additionally, information on these external sources will be useful to deepen your understanding:
- Read Musculoskeletal Fitness (Kravitz, Len. “Musculoskeletal Fitness.” Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health. Ed. James M. Rippe. Vol. 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Reference, 2012. 734-737. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX1959000214&v=2.1&u=viva2_nvcc&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w&asid=ba00a059151810629d9e21e93a586875)
This article explains in detail the benefits of improving musculoskeletal fitness.
- Review sections one, two, and four in this document: Health-Related Fitness Overview
You have already read this document before. Therefore, this time you can focus specifically on the information about muscular strength, muscular endurance, and resistance training.