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  1. Define VO2 Max. What determines it?
  2. What is an antioxidant and what foods are high in antioxidants?
  3. Define cardio respiratory endurance and explain why it is important.
  4. Why is strength training important for older adults?
  5. What is rate of perceived exertion?
  1. a The ability of the lungs, heart, and blood vessels to deliver adequate amount of oxygen to the cells to meet the demand for prolonged physical activity. It helps your help and improves your breathing.
  2. b A perception scale to monitor or interpret the intensity of aerobic exercise
  3. c Enhances the quality of life, improves balance and restores mobility
  4. d Maximum on oxygen the body is able to utilize permanent physical activity, commonly expressed in milliliters; the best indicator of cardiorespiratory or aerobic fitness
  5. e Compounds such as vitamin C and E, beta-carotene, and selenium that prevents oxygen from combining with other substances in the body to form harmful compounds. It could be found in fruits and vegetables.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Motivation is the desire to do something and locus of control is a concept examining the extent to which a person believes he or she can influence the external environment.
  2. Osteoporosis is the lack of minerals required to keep bones strong. Iron deficiency is inadequate iron intake.
  3. Ballistic - exercise to avoid jerking, rapid, bouncing movements, or slow, short, and sustained movements. Static - exercises in which the muscles are linked in gradually through a joints complete range of motion. PNF - mode of stretching that uses reflexes and neuromuscular principles to relax or the muscles being stretched
  4. Between 30 and 60% of the persons HRR
  5. Walking, hiking, jogging, Deepwater jogging, swimming, water aerobics, cycling, spinning, rope skipping, cross country skiing, rowing, stair climbing, racquet sports and cross training

5 True/False questions

  1. Define ATP. Differentiate between ATP-CP system, Anaerobic and Aerobic system.Adenosine triphosphate is a high-energy chemical compound that the body uses for immediate energy. ATP - CP (Creatine Phosphate) is stored by the body in small amounts and used during all our activities such as sprinting, long jumping and weightlifting. Anaerobic - maximal - intensity exercise that is sustained between 10 - 180 seconds. Aerobic - production of energy during slow - sustained exercise.


  2. Consequences of physical inactivity and leading health problems in US.The US Surgeon General has stated that poor health as a result of the lack of physical activity is a serious public health problem. Lack of physical activity can lead to chronic diseases such as heart disease, type II diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure and osteoporotic fractures.


  3. Economic and health benefits of a wellness program.Health care expenditures have increased dramatically due to our sedentary life. Health care has risen in the United States from $12 billion dollars in 1952 to $2 trillion dollars in 2006, the United States spends more per person than any other industrialized country. Scientific evidence now links participation in fitness and wellness programs to better health and to lower medical costs and higher job productivity.


  4. What are the stages of the transtheoretical model of change?Pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, termination, maintenance and action. Behavior modification model proposing that change is accomplished through a series of progressive stages in keeping with a person's readiness to change


  5. Define periodization.Risk factor is the lifestyle and the genetic variables that may lead to disease.