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11 Physiology of Physical Activity
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Why Study Physiology of Why Study Physiology of Physical Activity? Physical Activity? Physiology of physical activity is the study of acute physiological responses to physical activity and the changes in physiological responses to chronic physical activity. This serves as the foundation for conditioning, fitness, and rehabilitation programs.
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What Physiologists of What Physiologists of Physical Activity Do Physical Activity Do University professors Researchers for military or NASA Employees of corporate fitness or hospital-based wellness programs Clinical exercise physiologists employed by hospitals in cardiac rehabilitation programs
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Goals of Physiology of Goals of Physiology of Physical Activity Physical Activity To use exercise to understand human physiology To use physiology to Understand exercise Improve sport performance Improve physical fitness Understand health benefits of physical activity
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Sport and Exercise Sport and Exercise Physiologists Physiologists Sport physiologists: apply physiological concepts to training of athletes Clinical exercise physiologists: study role of physical activity in disease management and rehabilitation
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History of Physiology of Physical Activity Physical Activity Evolved from physiology Haldane gas analyzer, tissot spirometer
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course KIN 170 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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