Chapter02 - A Systems Approach (Integumentary & Muscular)

Chapter02 - A Systems Approach (Integumentary & Muscular)

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Copyright 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Integumentary System 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 2 Heat Balance Heat Dissipation Alcohol Ingestion Increased Blood [Alcohol] Lower Blood Glucose Skin Decreased Shivering Skin Blood Flow Lower Heat Production Heat Loss Lower Body Core Temp. From Freund et. al, 1994 3 Copyright 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Muscular System Muscular System Muscular system Muscular system Primary function: Provide movement Copyright 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine Primary component muscle fiber Types of muscle: Skeletal Cardiac Smooth Copyright 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine 4 Skeletal Muscle From: Exercise Physiology: Basis of Human Movement in Health and Disease, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 Functional (contractile) unit of muscle fiber Copyright 2011 American Col ege of Sports Medicine...
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Chapter02 - A Systems Approach (Integumentary & Muscular)

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