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  • 6-Week Health Program: A Case Study

    improving her cardiorespiratory endurance. As Ashlee prefers starting off by training indoors, a treadmill-based program has been tailored for her, followed by few sessions of outdoor training in the later weeks. A Cooper Test was conducted to obtain her baseline measurements. This test was chosen because it showed a greater criterion-validity for predicting cardiorespiratory fitness (Mayorga-Vega, Bocanegra-Parrilla, Ornelas, & Viciana, 2016). This test will be repeated after 6 weeks to note the differences. Longer distances covered with an increase in maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) would indicate a success in increasing her endurance. A treadmill was used for this test with the inclination set at 1%. She adjusted her running and walking speeds to her usual values. Before the test, a PAR-Q screening form was completed to check for risk factors (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 2002). Her resting heart rate was measured and a value of 59bpm was obtained. She warmed up for 5 minutes by cycling on an upright bike and proceeded with the run for twelve minutes. After the test, she cooled down by walking on the treadmill for 3 minutes and did some stretching. From the test results, Ashlee’s distances covered was 2.06km in twelve minutes. During the test, the speed was altered whenever she felt tired. She also walked for a total of ninety seconds and ran the rest. The treadmill reading showed that her average speed was 9.25kph. The modified Borg Rating of Perceived…

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  • Vo2 Max Lab Report

    What was the subject’s measured VO2 max? What specific criteria from the demonstrated test were achieved to indicate that true exhaustion had been reached? The subject 's measured VO2max was 52.9 ml/kg/min. Specific criteria indicating that true exhaustion has been reach include: a plateau in VO2, a RER>1.0, an RPE>17, and a heart rate within 10 bpm of the calculated maximum heart rate. 3. Describe the association between cardiac output and VO2max. What limits VO2max? Cardiac output is…

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  • Aerobic Capacity

    This particular type of training can induce possible muscle damage, so should only be down with a professional trainer and skilled athletes. Due to different types of training HRR may have a different impact on training status. Aubry et al. found HRR to actually be negatively associated with this type of training as it pertains to changes in performance, but should still be assessed depending on the phase of training and response to performance. However, Borreson & Lambert (2007) conducted a…

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  • Iproxygen Uptake In Soccer

    (2015). Elite female athletes' ventilatory compensation to decreased inspired O 2 during the wingate test. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 86(2), 182-189. doi:10.1080/02701367.2014.983448 Elite female athletes ages 18.6 +/- 0.5 years of age participated in a study to assess their ventilator compensation when inspired oxygen (O2) is decreased during the Wingate test. The size of the population were 9 athletes. Using a metabolic cart during the test researchers first had the athletes…

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  • The Fine Art Of Sighing Analysis

    the sound foundation for “The fine art of sighing”. By definition according to Merriam Webster Dictionary, sighing is “to take a deep audible breath (as in weariness or relief)” however through the depth of Cooper 's writing we find that sighing is a passage to many other emotions and avenues(“sigh”). Although not clearly evident at the surface of his piece, the writing style of “the fine art of sighing” suggest Bernard Cooper himself finds sighing to be a blockade in relationships and trivial…

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  • Stereotypes Of Gender Roles Essay

    For example, the males in The Big Bang Theory are all scientists. Leonard Hofstadter is an experimental physicist at Caltech in Pasadena, Sheldon Cooper works as a theoretical physicist at Caltech, Howard Wolowitz works as an aerospace engineer and former NASA astronaut at Caltech in Pasadena, and Raj Koothrappali is an Indian-born astrophysicist who lives in Pasadena and works at Caltech. Unfortunately, one of the main women characters in The Big Bang Theory is another story. Penny is a…

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  • How Does Planned Obsolescence Affect Consumer Behavior

    In modern society, no matter in real life or in the online world, advertisements are ubiquitous and incessantly remind people of their social status as consumers. Among the advertisements, some of them try to convince people of donation to charity, some of them aim to win votes for political groups while most of them attempt to promote the sale of products. With the advertising influences, people are caught up in the vicious circle of constantly consuming goods, even goods they do not really…

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  • The Importance Of Friendship In Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer

    The Importance of Friendship Friendship is, by definition, a relationship between two friends. Some believe that friendships are a necessity for human life. Joseph Conrad was a man who grew up not having many friends. As a young child he had missed school quite a bit from illnesses (Kathleen Wilson 200). This made it hard to have close relationships with other children. He did however gain a love for literature and the sea from his father at a young age ( This is…

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  • Chuck Lorre And Bill Prady: The Big Bang Theory

    and has been renewed for another two seasons on CBS. According to the Big Bang Theory fansite (2007-2017), The Pilot was first released on September 24, 2007. This show focuses on the daily lives of two geeky physicists named Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter. Their introverted lives change when the attractive, social butterfly Penny moves next doors to them and teaches them common sense and how to socialize with others. She soon becomes incorporated into Sheldon and Leonard’s social…

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  • Big Bang Theory Stereotypes

    The Big Bang Theory: A View on the Modern “Nerdist” The Big Bang Theory is an extremely successful sitcom that airs Monday nights on CBS. It involves love, drama, comedy and many other elements into a single format. Some of the main characters are Leonard, Sheldon, Penny, Howard, Rajesh, Bernadette, and Amy. One of the reasons I am researching The Big Bang Theory or “TBBT” is because it is one of the most watched, successful, and highest rated sitcoms of all time. According to Winston, as of…

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