Mov 470 Ch 2 Gen Prin of Ex Presc

Mov 470 Ch 2 Gen Prin of Ex Presc - General Principles of...

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General Principles of Exercise Prescription Chapter 2
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General Knowledge Exercise Physiology Understanding Effects of Age, Gender, and Environment Functional age (physiological age) Health/Fitness Knowledge Health Status Fitness Profile
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Basic Components of Exercise Programs
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Basic Components of Ex. Program (General) Has to be enjoyable Individualized
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Basic Components of Ex. Program Overload Greater than normal demands Usually means “ not comfortable” Specificity Tailored to the muscle and/or energy system that is targeted. Reversibility Effects are temporary if not kept up
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Frequency 2-3 days/week to start 3-4 days/week for health benefits Maintenance
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Start off with “FULL BODY” work out (anaerobic) Need to be at least 2 days/ wk Postpones reversibility How many exercises? 8 – 10 (major muscle groups) (x)= double up Arms Curls Tricep Exten…. Tricep Dips (more functional than extension)
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course MOV 470 taught by Professor Crawley during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State University.

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