Personal Fitness

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Learning Outcomes from Assigned Reading Define cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, & flexibility. (Ch. 3) Define the principles of overload and adaptation, specificity, individual differences, & reversibility. (Ch. 3) List the benefits of resistance training and recommendations for a safe and effective lifting workout. (Ch. 3) Identify the benefits of core musculature in functional movement. (Ch. 3) Recognize the safety considerations associated with exercise (injuries, illness, environmental conditions, footwear, and other common sense concerns). (Ch. 3) Lecture Outline (Personal Fitness) What inspires you to exercise or to be more active during the day? What barriers to exercise do you encounter most frequently? What are the benefits of regular physical activity - identify which are physical, emotional, or intellectual gains in well-being? Differentiate between health-related and skill-related fitness. How can having good skill related fitness
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Unformatted text preview: help improve your health-related fitness? Explain the relationship between cardiovascular fitness and heart disease. Differentiate between the effects of sedentary, moderate, and vigorous activity. What percentage of American adults are not regularly physically active? What is the number one perceived barrier to change? Differentiate between intrinsic (in-out) and extrinsic (out-in) motivation. What are the 4 key ingredients to enjoying exercise? What are the components of the FITT formula? What are the recommendations for cardiovascular fitness, muscular fitness, and flexibility? How do you manipulate the FITT formula to increase exercise adherence/motivation? List the components of a workout and describe the importance of each. How do the following principles ( overload and adaptation, specificity, individual differences, & reversibility ) apply to fitness training? Why is flexibility an important component of health-related fitness?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course THAR 281 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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