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EX 335 Final Quizzes
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What is an eccentric contraction?
Lengthening of the muscle
What is an concentric contraction?
Shortening of the muscle
What are the sets and reps for progressive resistance exercise?
3 sets of 10
What is a microcycle?
The design of the program for a week
What is a mesocycle?
The break down of the macrocycle in sections with specific goals
What is the endomysium?
Connective tissue that wraps around a single muscle fiber
What is the perimysium?
Connective tissue that wraps around a bundle of fibers
What is the function of the sarcoplasmic reticulum?
Store and release calcium
Which one of the following is a characteristic of a fast-twitch fiber?
High myosin ATPase activity
Where does actin attach to the sarcomere?
At the Z-line
What is eccentric hypertrophy of the heart?
Increase in the left ventrical cavity
The body adapts to the specific stress that is applied to it, is the definition of_______?
What is the overload principle?
Intensity needs to be higher than normal to stimulate changes
What happens to plasma volume levels during aerobic training?
What is the minimum intensity to improve cardiovascular using the Karvonen method for intensity?
What are the function of satellite cells in muscle hypertrophy?
increase protein synthesis
What neural adaptations take place during strength training?
greater efficiency in neural recruitment
What is an example of a body weight loaded activity?
What are some of the benefits of a strong core?
ability to distribute force appropriately
How does nutritional status affect development of muscle mass?
lack of appropriate nutrients impedes growth
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