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31 Cards in this Set

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a type of energy needed by the body for muscle movement
the force exerted on the walls of the blood vessels by the blood that moves through them
blood pressure
the use of the large muscles in the body to perform for at least ten minutes a continuous activity in which the heart and lungs work harder to carry more oxygen throughout the body
cardiovascular exercise
the total amount of blood the heart pumps in one minute
cardiac output
to widen or get larger in size
the length of time that an exercise workout lasts
the extra oxygen a person gets while still breathing hard after stopping exercise
a body tissue that is used to store unneeded extra energy
how many times the heart beats in a minute
heart rate
exercise that puts the full weight and impact of the body on the joints
high impact
the difficulty level of an the exercise is that is being performed
exercise that does not put excessive strain or full bodily weight on the joints of the body
low impact
the highest rate the heart can be made to beat at during very intense exercise
maximum heart rate
the amount of oxygen the muscles in the body need to produce energy for movement
oxygen consumption
a condition in which the muscles are not getting the amount of oxygen they need to produce the amount of energy necessary for movement
oxygen deficit
the number of times the heart beats in a minute when a person is resting
resting heart rate
a condition in which the muscles of the body are getting the amount of oxygen they need to produce the amount of energy necessary for movement
steady state
the amount of blood the heart can pump in a single beat
stroke volume
a method of evaluating the intensity level of an activity by means of judging how easily a person can talk while exercising
talk test
a range in which the heart rate is fast enough to produce cardiovascular benefit from exercise
target heart rate
very short, high intensity exercise segments that are included in a moderate exercise session
wind sprints
an _________ is usually created at the beginning of a workout
oxygen deficit
when performing cardio,
______ is reduced
______ is increased
______ is increased
heart rate, stroke volume, cardiac output
lactic acid dissipates during________
benefits of cardiovascular exercise
decreases resting heart rate, fills lungs more, helps blood vessels dilate
depends on age, gender, and how often a person exercises
resting heart rate
how hard a person exercises
deep breathing
benefit of cardio
a heart rate range that shows if cardiovascular exercise is occurring
target heart rate
determining if one is still in target heart rate range
intensity monitoring
a quick and easy way to monitor intensity level
talk test