What is conditioning

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DCE 394 Dr. Cynthia Roses-Thema Spring 2011 What is Body Conditioning? 
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Four General Areas  Strength Flexibility Muscular Endurance Cardiorespiratory endurance
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Strength Stimulation of nerves to increase more fibers of muscle tissue to become involved Use of fewer repetitions of maximum weight Move dynamically through a range of motion Slowly Highly specialized – divides body in that only certain areas get conditioned
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Find out more about Strength http://www.nsca-lift.org/podcast/default.shtm Podcasts from the National Strength and Conditioning Association http://www.strengthcoach.com/ Review some of the articles to find out more about current strength ideas and practices
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Flexibility  Training your muscles that it’s OK to be pulled apart Stretching for flexibility is best approached with release than force A muscle that lengthens before it contracts- contracts with more force – stretch reflex Increase in mobility decreases stability- T or F?
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Search for more on Flexibility  http://www.cmcrossroads.com/bradapp/docs An informative site by Brad Appleton on stretching and flexibility http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/stretching Mayo Clinic tips for healthy flexibility
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Muscular Endurance Increasing the ability of the muscle to
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course DNC 394 taught by Professor Roses-thema during the Spring '11 term at ASU.

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