Physical Fitness Dimension

“The more physically fit you are, the more resilient your brain becomes. Exercise could be the single most powerful tool to optimize brain power.”

– John Ratey, Spark

This dimension measures a person’s overall muscle strength and his or her muscle, ligament, and tendon flexibility, as well as cardio-respiratory endurance and efficiency.

Muscle strength can be measured in basically two ways: dynamic and static. Dynamic strength, sometimes called moving strength, is the ability to maintain muscle strength for a period of time and has to do with things like the number of pushups, pull ups, sit ups, etc., one can do without feeling fatigue. It can also be determined by the number of repetitions one can do in different ...

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