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Lecture 2

POLS-214 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Strength Training, Myocyte


Department
Political Science
Course Code
POLS-214
Professor
A N O N Y M O U S
Lecture
2

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Quiz 2 Resistance Training
Name: _________________________ Score: /20
1) Resistance training is any exercise that causes the muscles to contract against an
_________________________ with the expectation of increases in
_________________________, _________________________, _________________________,
and/or _________________________.
2) Resistance training works by causing microscopic damage or tears to the
_________________________, which in turn are quickly repaired by the body to help
the muscles regenerate and grow stronger. The breakdown of the muscle fiber is called
"_________________________," and the repair and re-growth of the muscle tissue is
called "_________________________."
3) List four responses to the question, Why do resistance exercise?”
a) _____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
b) _____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
c) _____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
d) _____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
4) The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that resistance training should be
_________________________ in nature, _________________________, and provide a
stimulus to all the major muscle groups (chest, back, shoulders, arms, abdominals, and
legs). They recommend that beginners do one set of _________________________
exercises for the major muscle groups, _________________________ repetitions (reps)
to _________________________, _________________________ days per week.
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