Concepts Ch. 5 Study Guide

Concepts Ch. 5 Study Guide - Ch 5 Improving Musc Strength...

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Ch. 5 Weight Training Benefits 1. more muscle- burns more fat- raised metabolism 2. better posture 4. reduces back pain (strengthens core) 7. “ resting energy because you’re stronger; musc. burn more calories 600 skeletal muscles (type of muscle) -maintain body temperature & posture -provide bodily movement -Type of Contraction -Fiber type -Recruitment pattern facia- holds muscle fibers together Muscle attaches to bone by tendons Motor Unit – motor nerve and all of the muscle fibers it controls Spinal cord motor neutron motor fibers (sends signals) Types of Contractions Isotonic - contractions resulting in movement of a body part Isometric - (static) contraction requires dev. of musc. tension but no movement Concentric - isotonic- muscle contracts and shortens
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