SPE 325 2
Functional anatomy of skeletal muscle
o Muscle fiber
o Muscle fiber contraction
Skeletal muscle and exercise
o Muscle fiber types
o Muscle fiber
Three Types of Muscl
The Cardiovascular System and Its Control
The Cardiovascular System: Major Functions
Delivers O2 &nutrients
Removes CO2 & other waste
Transports hormones & other molecules
Energy Expenditure During Maximal Aerobic Exercise
VO2max (maximal O2 uptake)
o Point at which O2 consumption doesnt increase with further increase
o Best single measurement of aerobic
Hormonal Control During Exercise
The Endocrine System
A communication system
o Nervous system = electrical communication
o Endocrine system = chemical communication
Slower responding, lo
2. Provide an example of what is meant by studying acute responses to a single bout of
Acute responses are the response to acute exercise, which is an individual bout of
exercise. An example of this would b
Fuel for Exercise: Bioenergetics and Muscle Metabolism
o Fuel sources from which we make energy (adenosine triphosphate
o Carbohydrate, fat, protein
Nervous System Structure and Function
o Basic structure unit of nervous system
o Contains nucleus
o Cell processes radiate out
o Receiver cell processes
Lab 2 Questions/Reflection
1. How does the difference between the resting and maximum heart rate of a subject
relate to his or her fitness?
The resting and maximum heart rate is not a good indicator of fitness, but is a
Focus of Exercise and Sports Physiology
Physiology: is the study of the function of organisms.
Homeostasis: is the maintenance of a constant internal environment.
Exercise physiology: is the study of how body structure and funct
Partners: Jake Henes, Chelsea Yerks
Lab 3 Questions/Results
1. Are the systolic and diastolic blood pressures from Exercises 1 and 2 identical?
What are the possible sources of variation?
Our results for Ex. 1 and Ex. 2 vary slightly. Exercis
Lab 4 Questions/Reflection
1. How do the systolic and diastolic pressures of the subject in the sitting, and
standing positions compare?
Sitting the systolic pressure was 116 and the diastolic was 57, where standing
SPE 325 Physiology of Exercise
Assignment #2 Questions & Article
Value: 10 points
1. What are the basic characteristics of type I and type II muscle fibers?
Type II muscle fibers ATPase fas
Chapter 2 Questions
1. What is ATP and how is it of importance in metabolism?
Adenosine triphosphate is what ATP stands for and it is broken down into ADP when
energy is needed in metabolism. Thus without ATP, there cannot be m
Lab 5 Questions/Results
4. Record who in the group performed the highest and lowest in each of the four
Subject E had the highest max power with 924 while, Subject A had the lowest max power
with 219. Subject C has the h
Max Power Min Power Ave Power Fatigue Index
Respiratory System Introduction
Purpose: bring in oxygen and off load carbon dioxide
Carried out by four processes
o Pulmonary ventilation (external respiration)
o Pulmonary diffusion
o Transport o
Neuromuscular Disorder: Multiple sclerosis
1. This disease is not a genetic disorder but is believed to be an autoimmune
disease in which the bodys immune system attacks its own tissues. In
SPE 310 1/23/15
Characteristics of Motor Development
Involves change in movement behavior
Depends on underlying processes
Growth and Aging Change Individual Constraints
Genetic and extrinsic factors combine to influence growth and aging.
We observe patterns in growth and aging.
o Universality: happens to ever
SPE 310 Motor Learning & Development
NAME: _Devin Barton_
Assignment #3 - Chapter 7 Development of Human Locomotion
Value: 10 pts
In this assignment you will be taking the role of an activities/physical e
SPE 310 2
Theories of Motor Development
Information processing perspective
Motor development driven by maturation of s
Chapter 6 Early Motor Development
Reflexive or Spontaneous:
Reflexive: stereotypical response to a specific external stimuli
Spontaneous: movement not caused by a known stimuli
Questions for Lab Activity 6.2
Answer the following questions for the infant that you observed.
1. How far has the infant progressed along the sequence of motor milestones?
Does the babys chronological age match the average age range
Chapter 10: Sensory-Perceptual Development
Sensation vs. Perception
o Neural activity triggered by a stimulus that will activate a sensory
Sensory Nerve impulses
o Travel sensory pathways
Chapter 8 Development of Ballistic Skills
Performer applies force to an object in order to project it.
o Examples: shot put, throwing a ball, strike
o Many forms