Fundamental Principles of Fitness Notes Chapter 6 Gabriel Higerd

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Unformatted text preview: : a. Obtain exercise or health guidelines from a physician, physical therapist, registered dietitian, etc. b. Refer clients to a qualified medical practitioner for medical exercise prescription. c. Refer clients to a qualified dietitian or nutritionist for specific diet plans. d. Refer clients to a qualified medical practitioner for treatment of injury or disease e. Design exercise programs for clients after they are released from rehabilitation. f. Act as a coach for clients. IV. Provide valuable information regarding the status of the client’s health a. Heart rate b. Blood pressure V. Measuring Heart Rate a. Radial Pulse i. Lightly place two fingers along the arm in line with and just above the thumb ii. Once pulse in identified, count the pulses for 30 seconds and multiply by two iii. Record the 60- second pulse rate and average over three days b. Average resting heart rates i. Males: 70 beats/minute ii. Females: 75 beats per/minute VI. Blood Pressure a. Diastolic and diastolic readings i. Systolic (top number) 1. The pressure produced by the heart as it pumps blood to the body 2. Normal systolic pressure ranges from 120 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) to130mmHg. ii. Diastolic (bottom number) 1. The minimum pressure within the arteries through a full cardiac cycle 2. Normal diastolic pressure ranges from 80 mmHg to 85mmHg....
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