Muscle Strength & Endurance Reading


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

This article explains in detail the benefits of improving musculoskeletal fitness.

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.