Decrease in BMI in Obese Male Children from Physical Activity
Childhood obesity rates are becoming more prevalent in America throughout the years.
Obesity that is present in adolescence will then most likely continue into adulth
1. Compare your predicted VO2 max from both tests, the Astrand-Rhyming cycle ergometer
test vs. the 1 mile test. Suggest possible reasons why the values from the two tests may
The two tests provided two different results because they
Dr. Amy Morgan
Bowling Green State Univiersity
A person performs a work task at a mechanical efficiency of 20 percent and at a total
energy output of 15 kcal/min.
How much energy (kcal/min) is lost as heat?
1. Which of the methods for determining stride length do you think is the most accurate?
Method # 2 is more accurate because you are actually measuring an individuals walking
stride. Method #1 is only an approximation based off of height. I
1. Using your current weight and the % fat from the Siri equations, calculate your predicted
weights at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25% body fat (see example below). Report this with number
2. Why must the underwater body weight be
On graph paper plot systolic and diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg - on right y axis) and
heart rate (bpm - on left y axis) against: a) workload (progressive test) and b) time (steady
state test), i.e., two separate graphs.
Using the sup
Maximal Aerobic Power Assessment (VO2 max)
The purpose of this laboratory was to determine the maximal aerobic power of an
individual. VO2 is the highest rate of oxygen consumption attainable during maximal exercise
Effects of Heart Rate and Blood Pressure from Steady State Exercise, Progressive Exercise and
Supine to Standing
The purpose of this laboratory was to determine the relationship of heart rate and blood
pressure with steady state exe
The purpose of this laboratory was to determine an individuals body composition using
multiple techniques. It is important to know ones body composition for many health reasons.
1. Based on the current results, discuss each component of your physical fitness level.
a. What are your weaknesses?
My only weakness of the physical fitness test was the sit and reach. I was only in the
average range for flexibil