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Lausier Ch. 5 Vocab and Questions

hyperthermia a reduction of body fluids or an increase in body temperature
heat cramps certain muscles will contact involuntarily and cause pain
heat exhaustion profuse sweating accompanied by dizziness and extreme weakness
heat stroke a condition of hot, dry skin a body temperature that can reach 106 degrees
hypothermia excessive decline in body temperature
warm-up preparing your body for a vigorous exercise
cool-down allows your body rate to return to their resting states
shin splint overuse syndrome in the lower leg muscles
diaphragm a large muscle in the upper abdomen
stitch in the side a sharp pain in the side
What should you consider when beginning an exercise program? Fitness evaluation
What clothing considerations should be made for an exercise program? Having good shoes, socks, undergarments, and loose-fitting clothing
What precautions should be taken when exercising in hot weather?In cold weather?precautions for warm weather is light, loose-fitted clothing precautions for warm weather is light, loose-fitted clothing - Precautions for cold weather is lots of layers
What are the symptoms of heat exhaustion ad heat stroke? -exhaustion: sweating, dizziness, headache, - stroke: lack of sweat, dry skin, hallucinations
What other safety factors should you consider when you exercise? If you are ill, after a big meal, pollution, drugs, and personal safety
How do you maintain a proper fluid balance during physical activity? You should drink fluids, before, during, and after exercising
What are the steps in warming-up and cooling-down? - 1st step is a type of large muscle activity (light activity to prevent blood clots)- -2nd step involves static stretching (stretching exercise)
What injuries could you encounter when beginning an exercise program? Muscle soreness, blisters, shin splints, and stitch in the side
Created by: raseaman