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Unformatted text preview: 11-17-08Cardio-respiratory ExerciseAfter completing this presentation you will be able to:Define cardio-respiratory exerciseUnderstand the benefits of cardio-respiratory trainingAssess and measure your cardio-respiratory fitness levelUnderstand/interpret guidelines for cardio-respiratory exerciseDesign and implement your own cardio-respiratory training programCardio-respiratory enduranceis the most important component of physical fitness and best indicator of overall health for young adults.Cardio-respiratory endurance is necessary to sustain the energy requirements of a normal life.Effective cardio-respiratory endurance levels also help maintain recommended body weight.Cardio-respiratory exercise= exercise that involves and places a stress on the cardio-respiratory systemCardiovascular system + Respiratory system = Cardio-respiratory systemThe ability of the lungs, heart, and blood vessels to deliver adequate amounts of oxygen to the cells to meet the demands of physical activity.CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMHeartStroke volumethe amount of blood pumped out with each contractionHeart ratemeasured over a period of time, generally a minute; average resting heart rate for a young adult is 60-80 beats per minuteCardiac outputstroke volume x heart rateBloodTransportation of oxygen, nutrients, and hormones (anabolic) in response to exercise; takes waste products from the tissues (lactic acid); transports heatRegulation of body temperature; acid levels in bloodProtectionability of the blood to clot; contains immune cells that fight off diseases and sicknessBlood vesselstransportation of bloodRESPIRATORY SYSTEMRespiratory pumpbreathing (inhalation and exhalation; involves the lungs, diaphragm, ribs, etc.)Respiratory passagewaysfunnel air into and out of the lungs for proper usageTypes of Cardio-respiratory Exercise: Aerobic vs. AnaerobicAerobic = exercise that requires oxygen to produce the necessary energy to carry out the...
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- Spring '08