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Simon Fraser University
Biomedical Physio & Kines
BPK 143
Tony Leyland

Study Questions1Compare the results of the Rockport Walking test and the 15mile run test What are the similarities and differences between the tests They both give you results on fitness using distance traveled and HR as measurementsRockport test would not press an individual to go faster and work harder so it may more suitable for seniors15 mile test is more strenuous because intensity is higherYou will raise your HR higher for 15 mile run test2Choose an ergogenic aid that is reported to improve aerobic power It could be one of those mentioned in the Study Guide or a different one Discuss the claims made and the accuracy of these claims Erythropoietin1hormone that is given to patients of kidney failure2Stimulates growth of more red blood cells raises hemocrit levels which also makes blood more thick can be dangerous3On television you occasionally see professional football players breathing pure oxygen during their timeout periods Would you recommend this practice Explain No it is minimally benefiecialHemoglobin in blood is already almost fully saturated with oxygenPartial pressure o
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