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Alarming Reaction
Initial reaction to stressor such as increased oxygen and blood supply to the necessary areas of the body
Resistance development
Increased functional capacity to adapt to stressor such as increasing motor unit recruitment
Exhaustion
A prolonged intolerable stressor produces fatigue and leads to a breakdown in the system or injury
The SAID Principle
-The kinetic chain adapts in a very specific way to the type of demands placed on it
-You get what you train for
The Principle of Specificity
-The more similar the exercise is to the actual activity, the greater is the transfer into real-life or into athletic performance
-Train the movement not the muscle
Pyramid
Increasing (or decreasing) weight with each set
Superset
Performing two exercises in rapid succession with minimal rest
Drop-sets
Performing a set to failure, then removing a small percentage of the load and continuing with the set
Circuit training
Performing a series of exercises, one after the other, with minimal rest
Peripheral heart action
A variation of circuit training that uses different exercises for each set through the circuit
Split-routine
A routine that trains different body parts on separate days
Horizontal loading
Performing all sets of an exercise before moving on to the next exercise