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Concept 8: Cardiovascular Fitness

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Concept 8: Cardiovascular Fitness

  1. How does regular exercise help the heart function more efficiently?
  2. How does regular exercise affect the arteries and veins?
  3. Can you trace the blood flow through the heart, arteries, lungs, and veins?
  4. What is high blood pressure and how does it affect health?
  5. Can you describe the FIT formula (aerobic) for improving cardiovascular fitness?
  6. How do you count your pulse to get an accurate heart rate count?
  7. Can you describe the method for determining threshold and target heart rates?
  8. What is perceived exertion? How is it important to an exerciser?
  9. What are some of the best tests of cardiovascular fitness?

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