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Name 3 types of CVD. What is the most prevalent?

*Coronary heart disease*


Congestive heart failure


Hypertension


Cor


Con


Hyp

Identify the positive and negative risk factors for CHD

Positive:


Age


Family history


Negative:


Tobacco


Overweight/obese


Physical inactivity

Define obesity and overweight relative to BMI

Overweight: 25 to 29.9kg/m2


Obese: 30kg/m2 or more

List the three ACSM risk stratification categories and the criteria for each category

Low CHD risk: people who are asymptomatic with no more than one major risk factor


Moderate CHD risk: people with two or more risk factors


High CHD risk: people who have one or more signs or symptoms of cardiovascular, pulnonary, or metabolic disease or individualsb who are known to have them

Name three methods for measuring BP? Which is the gold standard method?

**Direct measurement of intra-arterial BP


Auscultation


Oscillometry

Name 3 sources of error in measurement of BP

Improper cuff width or length


Arm unsupported


Cuff over clothing

Name three methods for measuring heart rate

Auscultation, ECG, Palpation

Which is most important? Test validity or reliability?

Test reliability effects validity

What is persuasive technology and how can it be used to promote PA?

A computer system that is designed to change a persons attitude or behaviour. Persuades individuals to adopt behaviours without them knowing it

Is it safe to give1-RM tests to children and older adults?

It is, if appropriate testing procedures are followed?