Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology - Exercise Physiology Lab 4 Means of...

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Exercise Physiology Lab 4
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Means of Fitness Assessment Body Composition Flexibility Cardiorespiratory Endurance VO 2 max Resting Heart Rate Blood Pressure
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Body Composition What is Weight? Which one is Healthier? The US Government States that they are both Obese. Both these men Weight in at over 300 lbs
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BMI Body Mass Index BMI is a calculation based on Weight and Height (weight/Height 2 )*703 Using the wrestler from last page as an example (325lbs/ 85inches 2 )703 BMI of 31.6%
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BMI Chart
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Percent Body Fat A better determination of body composition is the skin fold test to determine percentage body fat Skin fold measures skin thickness on the right side of the body at: The Chest, Abdominal, Thigh, Suparilium, and Triceps
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Calipers to measure Skin Fold Note Skin should be pinched to include skin and Sub- Cutaneous Fat, but not any muscle.
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Measures Transmission of electrical current through the body. Each tissue conducts electricity at a different rate. Omron hand held
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