3. Describes exercise that requires oxygen to produce the necessary energy (ATP) to carry out the activity.
5. Tapering off an exercise session slowly.
6. Amount of time that the body takes to return to resting levels after exercise.
7. The highest percentage of the VO2max at which an individual can exercise (maximal steady state) for an extended time without accumulating significant amounts of lactic acid (accumulation of lactic acid forces an individual to slow down the exercise intensity or stop altogether).
9. Individuals who exhibit small or no improvements in fitness as compared to others who undergo the same training program.
10. Amount of blood pumped by the heart in one minute.
12. Form or type of exercise.
15. Individuals who exhibit improvements in fitness as a result of exercise training.
16. In cardiorespiratory exercise, how hard a person has to exercise to improve or maintain fitness.
17. An acronym used to describe the cardiorespiratory exercise prescription variables: frequency, intensity, time (duration), type (mode), volume, and progression.
1. Hypo denotes lack of; therefore, chronic ailments that result from a lack of physical activity.
2. CR exercise that requires an intensity level of approximately 70 percent of capacity.
4. Starting a workout slowly.
8. Smallest blood vessels carrying oxygenated blood to the tissues in the body.
11. The amount of oxygen the human body uses.
13. A type of physical activity that requires planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement with the intent of improving or maintaining one or more components of physical fitness
14. Short for metabolic equivalent, the rate of energy expenditure at rest; 1 MET is the equivalent of a VO2 of 3.5 mL/kg/min.