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Ch.+11+-+Student - REVIEW OF YOUR READINGS: Chapter11

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REVIEW OF YOUR READINGS: Chapter 11 Evaluating Muscular Fitness & Flexibility
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Research suggest that an increase in muscular fitness may improve or maintain ones Bone mass  Glucose tolerance Musculotendinous integrity Daily acts of living Fat-free mass and resting metabolic rate Testing Components: Muscular Strength  Muscular Endurance
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General Protocol Strict posture Consistent speed of movement Full range of motion Use of spotters when necessary Equipment familiarization Proper warm-up
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Interpreting Results An individuals changes over time –  results are based on the  ______________  of the  external load (e.g., lbs, kg). Comparing two individuals –  values are expressed in __________________ (per  kilogram of BW [kg/kg]).
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Muscular Strength Definition:  the  _____________________  that can be  generated by a muscle or group of muscles. 1. Isometric Muscular Strength 2. Dynamic Muscular Strength 3. Absolute Muscular Strength 4. Relative Muscular Strength Tests to be performed in lab: Isometric hand-grip, biceps, and deltoid tests.
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Muscular Strength Biceps Isometric Strength Test Cable should be at right  angle to platform. Lift up with arms at elbow  joint.  Keep legs straight Do NOT engage leg  muscles. Do NOT lean backwards.
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Muscular Strength Deltoid Isometric Strength Test Cable should be at right angle  to platform. Lift up with arms at elbow  joint.  Keep legs straight Do NOT engage leg muscles. Do NOT lean backwards.
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Muscular Strength Hand-grip Isometric Strength Test Stand up straight. Place arms by side, with a 90 flexion    at the elbow. Squeeze dynamometer as hard as  possible without moving arm or any  other body part.
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