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ESS 4317 Fall 2013 EXAM I REVIEW

Levels of physical activity (low, medium, high) Physical activity intensity - MET and VO2R classification Exercise vs. physical activity Health-related and skill-related physical fitness components Benefits of regular physical activity/exercise Types of physical activity and what fitness components would improve when this activity is performed Conditions screened for in medical hx and why this important information Blood pressure classifications (hypertension) & treatment Dyslipidemia Metabolic syndrome Fasting glucose normal range and oral glucose tolerance test Pre-participation health appraisal instruments and conditions screened during the health appraisal Positive CAD Risk Factors Negative CAD Risk Factors hint: there is only 1 Risk Stratification Exercise testing and medical supervision; medical exam prior to exercise (based on risk stratification) Signs & Symptoms of cardiovascular, pulmonary and metabolic disease Define blood profile analyses discussed in class (ie. Hemoglobin, hematocrit, anemia) Purpose of fitness testing Test Reliability & Test Validity and factors that affect these Fitness test preparation and administration Fitness testing order ACSM and NSCA and athletic performance testing Why is it important to standardize fitness testing and procedures Factors that determine fitness test selection Interpretation of fitness testing Cardiorespiratory fitness (systems involved) Maximal oxygen consumption Laboratory and field tests for cardiorespiratory fitness (field & laboratory tests) BORG Scale of Perceived Exertion

VO2max standards know good and poor ranges for men and women ages 20-29 Express VO2 in relative terms, absolute terms and in METS Bruce and Balke protocols Criteria to terminate maximal graded exercise tests VO2max testing treadmill vs cycle ergometer Comorbidity What is body composition? Why measure body composition? Classifications for % body fat Methods to assess body composition, pro & cons of each assessment be able to select most appropriate assessment given a specific client What are potential causes for the increase in obesity in the United States? BMI classifications & statistics (calculate when given height and weight) Somatotypes Circumference measurements Calculate fat weight, lean body mass and ideal body weight Components of musculoskeletal fitness Absolute & relative musculoskeletal strength and endurance Muscle fatigue Muscular strength testing 1-RM testing Importance of musculoskeletal fitness Muscular power testing ***Exam will include ACSM Chaps 1, 2, 3 & 4). Low back pain will not be included on Exam I. *** This is just an outline. Any material from the readings, slides, or that was discussed in class may be on the exam.