HNFE chapter 10 - Fitness and Nutrient Needs with Physical...

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Fitness and Nutrient Needs with Physical Activity Chapter 10 Study Questions Following Book and Lecture Components of Fitness: Define these Cardio Respiratory Endurance Enhanced by regular aerobic exercise Decreased RHR (resting heart rate) Increased VO 2 Max (volume of oxygen utilized or aerobic capacity) Fick (atrial/venous blood gases), cooper (air force- calc based on distance covered in 12 minutes), Sorenson Methods (HR max/ HR rest) Muscle Strength and Endurance Flexibility Improves performance Prevents injuries Health Benefits of Exercise: What are they? Improves flexibility and balance Increases sensitivity of tissues to insulin and decreases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease because it strengthens the heart muscle, lowers blood pressure, and increases HDL (good) cholesterol levels in the blood Reduces the risk of colon cancer and breast cancer Increases muscle mass, strength, endurance Weight-bearing exercise stimulates bones to become denser and stronger and therefore reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Strength & flexibility promoted by exercise can help improve joint function Weight Maintenance and Exercise: How is this important? How Much Exercise? 32% of Americans are completely sedentary ACSM : American College of Sports Medicine Recommends what? 150 minutes od moderate activity per week (30 minutes per day) = walking or jogging a mile in 15-20 minutes

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