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Garland D. Jones Kinesiology Dr. W. Fordham M, W, F 8:00-9:00 am Chapter 3: Exercise Physiology Chapter Terms: Aerobic capacity: Getting oxygen from the air into the lungs, transporting it from the lungs to the blood, and delivering it to the working muscle mass via the cardiovascular system is necessary for the development of approximately 95 percent of an individual’s ability to form energy for muscular work. American College of Sports Medicine: sets the knowledge base for the fitness industry. ACSM offers certification for personal trainers. Applied science: principles and types of life science physiology to solve problems relative to the functional responses and adaptations involved in muscular activity. Clinical exercise physiology: is a specialization within psychology that seeks to understand psychological/mental factors that affect performance in sports, physical activity and exercise and apply these to enhance individual and team performance. It deals with increasing performance by managing emotions and minimizing the psychological effects of injury and poor performance. Some of the most important skills taught are goal setting, relaxation, visualization, self-talk awareness and control, concentration, using rituals, attribution training, and periodization. Exercise physiology: is the identification of physiological mechanisms underlying physical activity, the comprehensive delivery of treatment services concerned with the analysis, improvement, and maintenance of health and fitness,
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