WebCT-275-5 Muscular Fitness06

WebCT-275-5 Muscular Fitness06 - Muscular Strength and...

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Unformatted text preview: Muscular Strength and Endurance Objective: To provide an understanding of the concepts principles and techniques involved in the development of resistance exercise workouts that are safe and effective. Resistance Training • Resistance training is an integral part of an adult fitness program • Muscle makes up 40% of body weight – responsible for movement – site of a large portion of metabolism • Resistance training should be of sufficient intensity to enhance muscular strength and endurance, LBM and BMD Health Benefits • Development and maintenance of muscular strength and endurance • improved body composition ( ↑ LBM) 2200 ↑ RMR • injury prevention • improved performance of physical activities - athletic, ADLs • prevents loss of strength associated with aging 2200 ↑ bone density 2200 ↑ connective tissue strength • improved self-concept • improved glucose metabolism Physiological Adaptations 2200 ↑ in size of muscle fibers (hypertrophy) 2200 ↑ in number of muscle fibers (hyperplasia) Physiological Adaptations 2200 ↑ ATP/PC storage and utilization 2200 ↑ in glycolytic enzymes – associated with ATP-PC and anaerobic energy systems • neural adaptations Neural and Muscle Interplay S t r e n g t h I m p r o v e m e n t Training Time Early Advanced Training Neural factors ↑ in muscle size Muscle Structure Muscle Structure Sliding Filament Theory Muscle Function...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course KIN 275 taught by Professor Lamont during the Spring '06 term at Rhode Island.

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WebCT-275-5 Muscular Fitness06 - Muscular Strength and...

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