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Lecture 4

FRHD 1100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Body Composition, Kickboxing

Family Relations and Human Development
Course Code
FRHD 1100
Robin Milhausen

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Week 4 Ly Skilto Hayes’ ad Chapter 4
- Identify and discuss the following definitions on pages 76-77
o Exercise, cardio-respiratory fitness, VO2 Max, muscular fitness, muscular
strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition, physical
conditioning and functional fitness
the ability to take in oxygen, deliver it to the tissue and have the
tissue use it
VO2 Max
The maximum amount of oxygen that an individual is able to use
during intense or maximal exercise
Muscular strength
Ability of the muscle to produce maximum tension once
Muscular Endurance
Ability of the muscle to maintain a contraction or repeat a
contraction for a period of time
Range of motion of the joints
Body composition
Ratio of fat free mass to fat mass
Physical conditioning
The gradual building up of the body to enhance cardiorespiratory
or aerobic fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance and
Functional fitness
Gaining greater emphasis among professional personal trainers,
refers to the performance of daily activities
o Sport, agility, balance, coordination, power, speed, force and plyometrics
- Discuss the health benefits of physical activity on pages 77-80
o Better bones and osteoporosis, better mental health and functioning, brighter
mood and less stress, enhanced immunity, healthier heart and lungs, longer and
more active life, lowering the risk of cancer, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and
lowering weight
- Discuss the principles of exercise on pages 80-83
o Discuss what progressive overload is, how it works, and each part of the
acronym FITT (frequency, intensity, time and type) and how each one plays a
part in exercise
Overload principle
Requires a person exercising to provide a greater stress or
dead o the ody tha it’s usually austoed to hadlig
In order to achieve results, muscles need to be challenged by
gradual increases in stress
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