CHFD 2200(4) - CHFD 2200 Chapter 13 Physical Development in

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CHFD 2200 Chapter 13 – Physical Development in Adolescent/Emerging Adulthood VO2 Max Maximum amount of oxygen, in milliliters, one can use in one minute per kg of body weight At highest level in late teens/early adult years Muscle Strength Muscle mass and grip strength at peak levels in early adulthood Reaction Time Faster in emerging adulthood than at any other time of life Cardial Output Cardial output is the volume of blood pumped by the heart in a minute (peaks at 25 y/o) Immune System Function at optimal level; least susceptibility to illnesses Physical Development we reach the top then… NOWHERE TO GO BUT DOWN Senescence: Biological Aging Factors Affecting Differences Among Us o Genes o Lifestyle – risk behaviors, nutrition, exercise, medicine, technology o Socio-economic Environment – access to resources, medicine, technology o Historical Period – 1900 average life span was 45 y/o, now it is 80 y/o Theories about why we age o DNA- Cellular Level
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course CHFD 2200 taught by Professor L during the Fall '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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CHFD 2200(4) - CHFD 2200 Chapter 13 Physical Development in

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