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Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Muscular Strength and Endurance
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Key Terms Key Terms Muscular strength: The ability of a muscle to exert maximum force against resistance (for example, 1 repetition maximum [or 1 RM] of the bench press exercise) Muscular endurance : The ability of a muscle to exert submaximal force repeatedly over time
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Benefits of Adequate Benefits of Adequate Strength Levels Strength Levels Crucial for daily activities Sitting, walking, running, lifting, recreational activities Improves confidence Posture, personal appearance, self-image Helps develop sports skills Promotes joint stability Helps people cope more effectively in emergency situations Helps increase and maintain muscle
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Muscular strength might be the most important component of physical fitness for older adults Adequate strength enhances quality of life by Enhancing ability to perform activities of daily living Improving balance and restoring mobility Making lifting and reaching easier Decreasing the risk for injuries and falls Stressing the bones and preserving bone mineral density (decreasing the risk for osteoporosis)
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Strength and Metabolism Strength and Metabolism Strength training increases muscle mass Muscle is metabolically active Each additional pound of muscle tissue may increase resting metabolism by up to 35 calories per day
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Does not cause muscle hypertrophy as in men Changes in body composition can lead to reduction in inches but not body weight Improved body appearance can be achieved through strength training Strength Training in Women Strength Training in Women Post-strength training
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Factors That Affect Strength Factors That Affect Strength Neural stimulation Muscle fiber types Slow twitch (aerobic) Fast twitch (anaerobic/strength) Overload principle Specificity of training
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