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Exercise Equipment: Resistance Devices

Identify fifteen pieces of exercise equipment. List whether each of these is utilizing constant resistance devices, variable resistance devices, accommodating resistance devices or static resistance devices. Are there any improvements you would make on these devices? If so, what would you change?

Solution Summary

The question asks you to classify exercise equipment based on their resistance category. The solution provides you with all the information you need to answer the question. The solution provides the definitions and the pro's and con's of each equipment and gets you started on identifying and classifying various types of exercise equipment. The solution does not list 15 types of equipment. Rather the solution provides you with the tools and all the background information to fill out a table listing 15 types of exercise equipment, their category, and improvements that can be made.

To get you started a table is included with the solution (as a *.doc file) that lists some pieces of equipment, it's category and a suggested improvement that can be made to the equipment.

Armed with the knowledge provided in the solution, the definitions of each resistance category, and some examples, you should be able to complete the question in its entirety.