Physical Fitness is the Best Health Indicator in Childhood

Fitness is considered a state of health and well-being, with the ability to perform daily activities with ease. Fitness is not only limited to physical health but also encompasses mental and emotional well-being. When we are fit, our heart, lungs, muscles, and joints are all working together smoothly, and that's a solid sign of good health.

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The scenario shows some indicators of good health related to physical fitness. Beyond the constitution of a fundamental competency within the physical education curriculum, these acquired insights will facilitate a comprehensive understanding of our physiological mechanisms, aiding you in connecting it with other content in your education.

References / Further reading
  1. Mamen, A., & Fredriksen, P. M. (2018). Anthropometric measures as fitness indicators in primary school children: The Health Oriented Pedagogical Project (HOPP). Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 46(21_suppl), 48–53. DOI: 10.1177/1403494818770129

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