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contribution Resistance Machines
! Generally easier to use
! Quicker and easier to select or adjust a weight
! good for beginners
! Safer? Re-enforces good form
! Requires less skill to maintain and control the stacked weight
! Easier to training some body movements that are difficult to
exercise with free weights i.e. upper arms - can train them on the mvmt w/ the machine
! Consistency for research then move to free weights
! Isolate a muscle group or action -not using stabilizer muscles as much as with free
! Spotters not always required?
! Usually may not have space for a resistance machines 1 plane of movement Terms'Related'to'Resistance'Exercise'
! Repetitions – # of times
movement is performed continuously prior
to having a rest / or ceasing the movement
! Set – defines the number of times a
specific # of repetitions
of a given
exercise is repeated (single vs multiple
sets); each set is often separated by a
given rest period Needs'Analysis'
1. Evaluation of the Sport
◦ Movement analysis – Body and limb
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This document was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course KIN 405 at Waterloo.
- Fall '12