EXERCISE - ExercisePhysiology...

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The study of the effects of exercise on the body. Body’s responses and adaptations to exercises System to subcellular level Acute (short term) to chronic (long term) adaptations Population served Elite performer People of all ages and abilities Exercise Physiology
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Specialized area of study mid 1960s and  1970s. Late 1800s, the use of anthropometry to  measure changes in students’ development  after training programs. McKenzie: Investigating effects of exercise  on various systems of the body and the idea  of preventative medicine (early 1900s) After WWII: increased interest in fitness as a  result of youth fitness tests and the results of  the physicals of men in the military. Historical Development
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1970s : American Physiological Society recognized  exercise physiology as a specialized area of  physiology. 1974 : ACSM:  Guidelines for Graded Exercise Testing and  Prescription 1980s and 1990s : Understanding of the relationship  between physical activity and health. 2000 : 2003 : 1st certification exams for  Clinical Exercise  Physiologists Healthy People 2010 Historical Development
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Effects of various exercises on various systems of  the body Relationship of energy metabolism to performance Effectiveness of training programs  Effects of environmental factors Effects of individual differences on fitness  development and performance Areas of Study 
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Ability of the body’s systems to function  efficiently and effectively . One is “ physically fit ” if they have the ability to: “carry out daily tasks with vigor and alertness, without  undue fatigue, and with ample energy to enjoy leisure- time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies.” Physical Fitness
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Health fitness Body composition Cardiorespiratory  endurance Flexibility Muscular endurance Muscular strength Physical Fitness Performance or skill- related fitness Agility Balance Coordination Power Reaction Time Speed
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Hypokinetic diseases Diseases caused by insufficient physical activity, often in  conjunction with inappropriate dietary practices. Dose-response debate What kind of activity?  How much time spent in activity? At what intensity should it be performed? How often in order to see benefits? Physical Activity, Physical Fitness,  and Health
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2000                                                                 :  “Individuals who engage in moderate intensity exercise  for at least 30 minutes for most, or preferably all, days  of the week, can improve their health and decrease 
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