PPE Chapter 2 part 3 - Integumentary System Copyright 2011...

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1 Copyright © 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Integumentary System Functions Protection Excretes waste regulates temperature Integumentary System Copyright © 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Site of sensory receptors Vitamin D synthesis Largest organ of the body Heat Balance Wilmore & Costill. Environmental Factors. In: Training for Sport and Activity, 3 rd edition, 1988
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2 Heat Balance Heat Dissipation Alcohol Ingestion Increased Blood [Alcohol] Lower Blood Glucose Skin Decreased Shivering Blood Flow Lower Heat Production Heat Loss Lower Body Core Temp. From Freund et. al, 1994
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3 Copyright © 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Muscular System Muscular system • Primary function: – Provide movement Copyright © 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine • Primary component – muscle fiber • Types of muscle: –S k e l
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4 Skeletal Muscle Functional (contractile) unit of muscle fiber Copyright © 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine
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PPE Chapter 2 part 3 - Integumentary System Copyright 2011...

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