Multiple Choice and T/F: 2 points each
1. During the first two months of a new training program, a client with a poor initial physical fitness level
will likely show greater relative (%) improvement and a faster rate of improvemen
1. About 25% of the adult population in the United States meets the physical activity recommendations of
AHA and ACSM.
2. Doing additional activity beyond the recommended minimum duration and intensity does not appear to
Version B: Key
1. When determining an individuals 1 rep max which method is most appropriate.
a. Isokinetic machine
b. Free weights*
c. Variable-resistance machines
2. Which of the following contractions causes the muscle
Multiple Choice and T/F: 2 points each
Research shows that VO2max scores are generally slightly lower for most people when the test is
performed on an exercise bike rather than on a treadmill.
2. What measureme
Lupe is 52 and 144 pounds. She would like to start a walking program for weight loss but does not know how
long she should walk to burn 350 kcal. She walks on a treadmill at home and her usual pace is 3.2 mph at a 2%
grade. How lo
Calculating Heart Rate Reserve:
Heart rate reserve takes resting heart rate into account and therefore gives a more accurate target heart
rate compared to calculating a percentage of estimated maximum heart rate (Ex: (220 - age) x %max
Version A: Key
1. When comparing cardiorespiratory fitness levels of individuals differing in body size, it is best to look at
the relative VO2max values rather than the absolute VO2max values.
When considering the t
Why Test Aerobic/CV Fitness?
Assess Cardiorespiratory/ Aerobic Fitness
Purpose of aerobic exercise tests Types of aerobic exercise tests (Field, Lab) Measurements Test termination criteria Specific example protocols
Provide a basis for
Objectives Cardiovascular Disease
Etiology and treatments Description of normal cardiovascular function and changes that occur with disease Terms related to cardiovascular disease and its treatment Types and benefits of cardiac rehabilitation program
How research demonstrates that physical activity reduces CVD
Question of the day.
HOW does physical activity reduce risk of CVD?
Different types of research Examples that demonstrate reduction CVD Scientific mechanisms for association of ac
Health Appraisal prior to Exercise Testing and Programs
Need for risk stratification Risk stratification definitions & guidelines Tools to assess risk Practice applying process
Key value of today
Someone wants to start a new exercise program
Athletic Performance Aspects of Muscular Fitness
Value of Resistance Training Assessment of Muscular Fitness
Enhanced muscular strength and muscular endurance Enhanced _, power, agility, and balance Reduced risk for musculoskeletal _
Physical Activity and Health
Do you know?
What proportion of the US population is active? Which gender is more active? Which races least active? Which geographical part of US most active?
Myths & confusion
You have to train like a marathoner to get
What is Fitness? Physical Fitness and Performance
Cardiovascular capacity ( Muscular Skeletal fitness strength endurance Body Composition )
Lower risks of developing health problems; healthy levels of cholesterol blood pressu
Using Weight & Height
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company's height/weight tables
Percentage above recommended weight
Body mass index (BMI)
Weight (kg) height (_) Kg = 2.2 lbs; m = _inches
Problems with these methods
No way to te
Energy Cost of Physical Activity
Energy cost we are referring to how many kilocalories (kcal) being used
Might want to know this if trying to _ Also used when doing exercise prescription (example later.)
Ways to Express Energy Expenditure
Chapter 1- Physical Activity and Health Males more active 18-29 age group more active Education and income increase activity West Coast more active Black/Hispanic least active Leading cause of death: 1900 1998 Flu Heart Disease TB Cancer Diarrhea Str