Please note: You will need to use the following keyboard shortcuts to Copy and Paste your work. Windows: Ctrl + C (Copy) and Ctrl + V (Paste) Mac: Cmd + C (Copy) and Cmd + V (Paste)If you have any questions on how to construct your answer please check our Sample Exam Answerspage or contact our Educational Support Team.Instructions: Learning experiences are designed to increase your knowledge in areas that interest you.Learning experiences allow you to integrate the material and serve as a means for ISSA graders to assess your grasp of course concepts. Each essay response is required to be a minimum of 250 words and, most importantly, include your personal insights as to how the topic will help you as a future professional trainer.Because these essays are open-book, take the time to provide ample information, detail, and personal analysis in each essay response.While there is a minimum word requirement for each essay, there is not a maximum word limit.Feel free to elaborate as needed with relevant information to meet your own personal level of satisfaction.Students utilize ISSA education in various ways: some target specific types of clients, some focus in a particular area of fitness, some simply want to improve their own well being.Be sure to tailor each learning experience response to best fit your personal and professional interests.
Learning Experiences, Section 1: (Units 1 - 3)Choose one of the learning experiences below and write a 250-word essay response.1. Define the three energy pathways. For each pathway, identify two exercises that utilize the pathway. If you were training to run a marathon, which pathway would be the focal point of your training? What types of activities would you incorporate into your marathon training and why? How will an understanding of energy pathways help you in your future training endeavors?2. Compare and contrast the body's physiological responses to aerobic training and anaerobic training. What adaptations must the body undergo if either of the training protocols are performed exclusively forover a year? How will an understanding of aerobic and anaerobic training help you in your future trainingendeavors?3. Identify six common joints in the body and list the following:Joint nameJoint classificationAnatomical description in relation to the sternum (e.g. anterior, distal, etc.)Example exercise / movement that utilizes the jointIn addition, identify a movement / exercise that utilizes three or more joints. List the movement / exercise as well as the joints that are involved in the movement. How will an understanding of joints helpyou in your future training endeavors?4. Identify an activity that primarily utilizes type I muscle fibers. What is the typical body type of individuals who regularly perform this type of activity? How would you train the body to better perform this activity? Do the same for type IIa and type IIx muscle fibers. How will an understanding of muscle fiber types help you in your future training endeavors?
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