psych 101 lecture notes 08252010 Exercise

psych 101 lecture notes 08252010 Exercise - and less need...

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08/25/10 Exercise Brain Body Connection Muscle contractions start in CORTEX Neurotransmitter involved: ACETYLCHOLINE Caloric Expenditure Determinants of CE: 1.) Basal Metabolism: min energy required to survive 2.) Digestion (the THERMOGENIC effect) 3.) Thermoregulation (heating the body) 4.) Movement a. Thermoregulation and Movement changed drastically over history i. Thermoregulation and movement are less active NOW- less movement currently
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Unformatted text preview: and less need for thermoregulation (a/c, heaters) Metabolic/Mitochondrial Genes Increase Mitochondrial Densityleads to: increased metabolism increased muscle endurance Progressive Overload: The necessity to increase difficulty of exercise to continually improve fitness Foam Rolling AKA SELF MYOFASCIAL RELEASE-- (fascia=self connective tissue, myo=muscle)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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