sci162r2_Appendix_D

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Axia College Material Appendix D The President’s Challenge: Adult Fitness Test How Fit Are You? The President’s Challenge: Adult Fitness Test is located at www.adultfitnesstest.org . Click on the Take the Adult Fitness Test: Are You Ready? Start Here button to complete the fitness test. Next, click on Enter Your Data Online Here on the left-hand side of the screen. After completing the Adult Fitness Test, keep the window open, scroll to the bottom of the page, and review the information under Improve Your Scores to answer the following questions. 1. On your results page locate the heading Improve Your Scores. Click on Aerobic Fitness – Interpret and Improve . Based on the information provided, how can you improve your aerobic fitness? Regular participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity will improve and maintain my aerobic fitness. 2. Click on Muscular Health – Interpret and Improve . What suggestion is provided to improve your muscular strength?
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Unformatted text preview: You can improve your strength and endurance by repeating the same exercise more often, or by working against a heavier load and keeping the number of repetitions the same. You can repeat the half sit-up movement and vary the load by having your arms in front of you (easiest) or placing them folded across the chest or behind your head (more difficult). You can repeat the push-up movement and make them easier by doing them against a wall or harder by doing the standard push-up (most difficult). 3. Click on Flexibility Interpret and Improve . What can you do to improve your flexibility based on the recommendations listed? SCI/162 What I can do to improve my flexibility based on recommendation listed is to do exercises specific for each joint to maintain or improve its unique range of motion. There is no test of overall flexibility, so you should plan a program of stretching exercises that involves most of your joints. SCI/162...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course SCI 162 taught by Professor Ebonywardlaw during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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