HPS1000Unit1StudyGuideFall2009 - o Physiological changes...

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HPS 1000 Unit 1 Study “Guide” Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 * Caveat: This guide is an attempt to direct you to some of the material that will be covered on your exam, but it is not necessarily all inclusive . This guide should be used in combination with your readings, labs, and lecture notes . Anything covered in these sources or discussed in class is subject to being included on exam, regardless of whether it’s included on this page. To assist you in preparing for your exam, I recommend you focus on the following: Chapter 1: o The concept and dimensions of wellness o Chronic diseases- what are they, which are most prevalent, what is the underlying cause o What is meant by a “toxic” environment? o Components of Health Related Fitness, and their importance o From PowerPoint- Understand the significance of the Bar Graph stating “something is better than nothing” o Sedentary Death Syndrome o Principles of Training Chapter 2: o Basics anatomy and functions of the Cardiovascular system o Sedentary lifestyle and it’s contribution to cardiovascular diseases
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Unformatted text preview: o Physiological changes, benefits related to cardiorespiratory endurance o Measures of CV fitness o Determining Max Heart Rate, Target Heart Rate Zone o General Recommendations for improving health and fitness o Assessing CV fitness Chapter 3 o Benefits, and physiological changes associated with strength training o Role of strength in good health, includeing impact on metabolism ( including how much one pound of lean muscle adds to your daily metabolic rate) o Muscle fiber types o Gender differences in strength o Training principles o Components of a training program, and how/when to adjust over time o General recommendations for designing a program Chapter 4: o What is flexibility, how is it developed, and what benefits are associated with it o Methods of stretching o General Guidelines for stretching o Assessing flexibility o Making the connection between flexibility and preventing low back pain o Contraindicated Exercises...
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