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JLBC Cadet Corps: Individual Fitness

JLBC Cadet Corps: Individual Fitness

JLBC Cadets The heart and lungs work together constantly to deliver oxygen to the brain and body. JLBC Cadets Breathing- is the process of taking air into and expelling it from the lungs. . VO2Max is Aerobic Capacity - the ability of the cardiorespiratory system to provide oxygen during challenging exercises over a specific amount of time. JLBC Cadets VO2Max is measured in a treadmill test where the subject is brought to their maximum ability to exercise (walk or run), and their ability to take in oxygen is measured. JLBC Cadets Your aerobic capacity, which can be improved over time with exercise, determines how much exercise you're capable of – speed, endurance, calories burned.

• Video: VO2 Max Introduction & Overview: Exercise Physiology PE o

During exercise, the body responds to the work exerted. Sweating (perspiration) is a bodily function that helps regulate your body temperature. Sweat is made of salty odorous fluid from the sudoriferous gland. The most common areas of sweating on the body include the armpits, face, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet. The appearance and feel of a person's skin as the result of exercise are Flushed - red and hot. Burning Muscles are the feeling of muscles burning and hardening from being exhausted from work.

• Video Stop: What happens inside your body when you exercise? o

Check on Understanding:

1. Name a device or type of device that tracks heart rate.

2. VO2Max should happen every time you exercise. Yes or No? Explain the reason/purpose of

VO2Max testing.

3. Why does exercising get easier over time of continuous routine?

Physical Education & Safety

Preparing and Performing Physical Activity Safely

Routine of Workout Schedules

Routine is essential in fitness. Performance is a series of actions you regularly do. A way you stick to gives consistency to your exercise and builds your fitness. If you exercise now and then, you won't benefit from routine practice. How you do your training is essential too. Follow these routines every time you exercise:

1) Warm-up - A segment of exercise routine between 5- 10 minutes of very light cardio and stretching to the performance factor (EX: running: stretch your legs, throwing: stretch your shoulders and arms, etc.)

2) Wear safe, appropriate clothes - Always wear clothes/apparel fitting to the activity ( EX: shorts/leggings, tank tops free of extra straps, shirts that are free of excessive holes, athletic shoes according to the physical action)

3) Use Safety Equipment as needed - For many sports, safety equipment is required, like helmets, pads, gloves, mouth guards, etc.

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