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1

Who is best known as the first to advocate moderate exercise to maintain and improve health?

Hippocrates

2

What is human physiology?

Study of the biological functions of living organisms including the organic processes and chemical phenomena of an organism or any of its parts or bodily processes

3

What is applied physiology?

Function of biological systems and how they relate to the rest of the organism during movement or as a result of increased energy demand due to muscle contraction.

4

What are the 2 types of applied physiology?

1. Sport: applies exercise knowledge to develop fitness conditioning routines.

2. Clinical: uses exercise as a form of treatment and prevention of chronic disease, as well as for therapeutic purposes.

5

What is exercise physiology?

Study of the functional responses and adaptations that occur during and following physical activity and exercise.

6

How does the CDC define physical fitness?

A set of attributes or characteristics that people have or achieve that relates to the ability to perform physical activity

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What must a person have the ability to do in order to be considered physically fit?

Carry out daily tasks with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue, and with ample energy to enjoy leisure-time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies

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PF is the measurable outcome of a person’s ___and _____.

Physical Activity
Exercise Habits

9

List 6 components of sports specific physical fitness.

1. AGILITY
2. BALANCE
3. COORDINATION
4. POWER
5. REACTION TIME
6. SPEED

10

List 5 components of health related physical fitness.

1. Cardiorespiratory fitness
2. Body composition
3. Muscular strength
4. Muscular endurance
5. Flexibility

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What is physical activity?

Any bodily movement produced by the contraction of skeletal muscles that result in a substantial increase over resting energy expenditure.

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What is exercise?

A type of PA consisting of planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement done to improve or maintain one or more components of physical fitness. Fitness benefits

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What is mobilization?

The therapeutic and prescriptive application of low-intensity movement in the management of acute CP dysfunction - usually in acutely ill patients

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How many METS are needed to complete ADLs?

3-5 METS