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15 Cards in this Set

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The leading cause of morbidity in the U.S.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder
Internal pacemaker of the hearts that propels electrical impulse through the atriums to the AV node
SAD node
AV node
Propels impulse down the septum and into the ventricles
Device which measures electrical activity of the heart
Clot tears in vascular wall
remove excess fluid that may accumulate around aveoli and interfere with gas exchange
lack of blood flow to myocardium causing chest discomfort
3 primary causes of atheroscelerosis
hypertension, turbulent blood flow, and chemicals
FITT cariovascular
F- 3-5 days/week
I-50-85% HRR Max
T- 20-60 minutes
T- Aerobic
FITT Muscle
F- 2-3 days/week
I- 2 sets of 8-12 reps
T- ~2 minutes per exercise ~20 minutes total
T- Weights
FITT Flexibility
F- 2-3 days/week
I- Point of mild discomfort
T- For reps of each stretch held for 10-30 seconds
T- Stretching
controllable CVD and stroke risk factors
primary- inactivity, tobacco, high blood pressure, high cholesterol
secondary- body weight, diabetes, stress
uncontrollable CVD and stroke rist factors
primary- genetics, gender, race, increase in age
secondary- second hand smoke
primary and secondary risk factors for cancer
primary- diet,tobacco
secondary- inactivity, obesity, exposure to various carginogens
psychological benefits of regular physical activity
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