Ch. 4 Gym Test
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an increase in body temperature
the least serious heat related problem
a condition characterized by profuse sweating, dizziness, and extreme weakness
a condition characterized by hot, dry skin, and a rising body temperature that is a true emergency
an excessive decline in body temperature
a 10-15 minute period in which you prepare your body for vigorous exercise
a 10 to 15 minute period, after exercising, in which the body is helped to regain a resting state.
a pain in the lower leg caused by overuse
a large muscle in your upper abdomen
stitch in the side
sharp pain in the side, just under the ribs
Evaluating your current fitness level prior to beginning an exercise program will..
help you set realistic goals
Proper athletic footwear is
the main requirement for the care and protection of your feet
*Which of the following would be important to do when exercising in hot weather?
wearing lightweight, light colored clothing
*Which of the following best describes the symptoms of heat stroke
hot, dry skin, no sweat, unsteady walking
*Which of the following is the most serious heat illness
Which best describes a preventive measure for heat illness
drink fluids before, during, and after exercise
*Which of the following would be important to do while exercising in cold weather
dressing in layers
The process of warming up
generates heat in the muscle and joint tissues, helps to make you feel like moving vigorously, and increases the blood supply to your muscles.
The process of warming up involves
stretching as well as some aerobic activity such as easy jogging
Cooling down after working out is a process that
allows the body to return to normal after exercise
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