Choose one of the learning experiences below and write a 250 word essay

Choose one of the learning experiences below and

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Choose one of the learning experiences below and write a 250-word essay response.1. Take your blood pressure and the blood pressure of someone else. List both the systoleand diastole. Define systole, diastole, and list the ranges of excellent, good, fair, and poor.Do you see any correlations between blood pressure and lifestyle, stress level, or activitylevel? How will you incorporate knowledge of blood pressure into your future trainingendeavors?2. Have a graded exercise test (GXT) performed on you by a qualified physician. Describethe experience. What were the results? Are you surprised by the results, or are they asexpected? How does this learning experience influence your future training endeavors?3. Use the Karvonen method and the general method (220-age) to determine the targetheart rate for yourself and four individuals. What are the differences between the two. Whatmethod do you think is more appropriate and why? Once you determine target heart ratefor yourself, perform any exercise until you reach your target heart rate. (Only attempt thisexperience if you are in good health and have a solid grasp on how to achieve your targetheart rate. Be sure to warm up and cool down.) What exercise did you do? How did youmonitor your heart rate? How long did it take to get into your target heart rate? How longdid you remain in the target range? How will you use target heart rate in your future trainingendeavors?4. Meet with three individuals who have been regularly working out for over a year. Testdifferent fitness components such as maximal strength, strength endurance, aerobicendurance, flexibility, etc. List the component and the results. How do your resultscompare to theirs? Is one of you more fit than the other or are you just different from oneanother? How does this learning experience influence your future training endeavors?5. Following a good warm up, start in a seated position on an exercise ball and jump ashigh as you can. Do this for a total of three repetitions. Record the height you reach eachtime you complete the exercise. Next, repeat the process, but start from a standingposition. Jump as high as you can. Record the height you reach each time you complete Words: 0
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