Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment & Prescription 9/10/18.docx

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Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment & Prescription 9/10/18What is Cardiorespiratory Endurance? -Ability to perform aerobic exercise, such as walking, swimming, jogging, or cycling, for a prolonged period of time-Promotes increased energy availability, weight loss and reduces the risk of cardiovasculardisease (CVD)-Many exercise scientists consider it to be the most important component of health related physical fitness The Role of Vo2 Max-The most valid measure of cardiorespiratory fitness-Vo2 max= maximal aerobic capacity (the maximum amount of oxygen the body can take in and use during exerciseWHAT Is The -Its made up of the following 2 system: -The cardiovascular system (the heart and blood vessels)-The respiratory system (the lungs and muscles involved in respiratory) The cardiovascular System-The heart (two pumps in one)-Right side = pulmonary circuit-Left side = systemic circuit -Blood vessels -Arteries: carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the rest of the body
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Spring
Professor
D.Campbell
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Blood vessel

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