Mizzou NUTR_S 1340 - L2_PreparingforPA-2 (26 pages)

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Nutr_S 1340 - Introduction to Exercise and Fitness

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Nutritional Sciences 1340 Introduction to Exercise and Fitness Preparing for Physical Activity There is more to exercise than JUST DO IT Medical Readiness for Exercise PAR Q Has your doctor ever said that you have a heart condition and that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor Do you feel pain in your chest when you do physical activity In the past month have you had chest pain when you were not doing physical activity Do you lose your balance because of dizziness or do you ever lose consciousness Do you have a bone or joint problem that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity Is you doctor currently prescribing drugs for example water pills for your blood pressure or heart condition Do you know of any other reason why you should not do physical activity PAR Q P A R Q ACSM Guidelines Certain individuals should be given a graded exercise test prior to performing exercise Older individuals men 45 women 55 Individuals with two or more CHD risk factors Family history high cholesterol high blood pressure sedentary lifestyle smoker diabetic obesity Individuals with any sign or symptom suggestive of cardiovascular or pulmonary disease Risk Stratification LOW RISK younger asymptomatic no more than one risk factor MODERATE RISK older two or more risk factors HIGH RISK signs or symptoms known disease Resource ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Sixth edition www acsm org Clinical Exercise Test Stress Test A stress test can determine whether a person can safely perform exercise Exercising Safely General Exercise Guidelines be medically ready dress appropriately know your limitations choose something you like start slowly include a warm up and cool down consider environmental factors listen to your body Proper Equipment shoes clothes equipment Types of Shoes running court aerobic walking tennis cross trainers Components of a Workout Benefits of a Warm up prepares cardiovascular system prepares metabolic system



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