The body's ability to respond or adapt to the demands & stress of physical effort denotes
The ability of the body to perform prolonged, large-muscle, dynamic exercise at moderate-to-high levels of intensity is
Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding cardiorespiratory endurance?
As it improves, resting blood pressure increases.
Which of the following is a person with excessive body fat likely to experience?
Diabetes, Joint Problems, and Back Pain.
Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding exercise & disease prevention?
Regular exercise reduces the risk of stroke, Weight-bearing exercises provide women protection against osteoporosis, and Exercise prevents the development of type 2 diabetes.
All of the following statements are TRUE regarding the effects of exercise on psychological & emotional well-being, EXCEPT
Exercise creates mood swings.
All of the following are TRUE regarding exercise and people with chronic health concerns, EXCEPT
Fitness recommendations for the general population are not appropriate for people with chronic health concerns.
In which of the following situations should John get a medical examination before beginning an exercise program?
If he is inactive and over 40 years of age, if he has diabetes or asthma, & if he has a history of heart disease.
Which of the following activities will provide the MOST aerobic benefit for a beginning exerciser?
One of the easiest ways to determine appropriate endurance exercise intensity involves measuring
To improve cardiorespiratory endurance during activities such as walking or swimming slowly, your heart rate should be kept in the target zone for at least
45 minutes, 3 times per week.
Which of these statements is FALSE regarding the warm-up session?
Warm-up activities are usually of high intensity.
Phil is 50 years old. What recommendation should he follow in regard to the number of repetitions in his weight training program?
An individual considering using dietary supplements or drugs to enhance performance should understand that
The long-term effects of many supplements are unknown.
When would be the time Jessica should perform stretching exercises to possibly become more flexible?
After she has done her cardiorespiratory portion of the workout.
Shimea is thinking of becoming a member of a health club. What would NOT be considered a sound recommendation before she joins a facility.
She should join a club that has frequent membership promotions because she'll get the best value for her dollar.
Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding fluid balance during and after exercise?
Thirst is a good indication of how much you need to drink.