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ACE Personal Trainer Study Cards Ch7

Graduated low-level aerobic activity prior to running provides what physiological benefits? 1 1)gradual increase in muscle temp 2)improves coronary blood flow in early stages of exercise 3)increased elasticity of connective tissue 4)permits a gradual metabolic adaptation 5)prevent premature onset of blood lactic acid accumuation
while running on a treadmill, your client says their RPE is 9 on the 1-10 Borg Scale. what would you suggest? suggest slowly decreasing the speed on the treadmill to a walking pace and continuing movement until they reach at least a 5 on the Borg Scale.
alternating walking for 5 minutes and then running for 5 minutes for a 25 minute period is considered what type of training? aerobic interval training
what is Fartlek training? A form of training similar to interval training, except the work-rest intervals are not systematically measured but instead are determined by how the participant feels.
what is the talk test? a subjective method for measuring exercise intensity using observation of respiration effort and the ability to talk while exercising.
what is aerobic composite training? Aerobic: with or in the presence of oxygen Aerobic Composite Training is an individualized combination of numerous training methods characterized by a variety of intensities and modes, primarily for those in the maintenance phase of conditioning.
what is edema? swelling as a result of the collection of fluid within the tissues.
name some optimum benefits of cardiorespiratory exercise. 1)decreased resting blood pressure 2)decreased resting heart rate 3)decreased anxiety
what is a MET? a unit used for classifying physical activies. One MET is equal to the resting oxygen consumption, which is approximately 3.5 ml of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute. 1 MET = 3.5 ml/kg/min.
why would you defer exercise? recurring illness, orthopedic problems, dehydration, weather (excessive heat or humidity).
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