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Evaluating a Fitness Program

1. Evaluate a Fitness Program Stroller Strides (which can be found at http://www.strollerstrides.com/index.html). Please explain your ratings. Start with 100 points and subtract the points indicated for shortcomings. a. Does the program include sufficient aerobic exercise for cardiovascular fitness (about 20 minutes, 3 da

Advice for a person with high blood pressure

Your maternal aunt is 50 years old and has just been informed by her physician that she has a borderline high blood pressure of 145/102. She is quite worried as your maternal grandparents had high blood pressure that partly the cause of their passing at ages 60 and 62. Your aunt enjoys eating a hearty meal of meat and all the t

Exercise Testing & Heart Patients

Can exercise testing predict the risk of death? What are the implications of exercise for heart patients? I am looking for an article that addresses this topic. Thank you.

Exercise and Coronary Heart Disease during a GXT

What would be objective indications of coronary heart disease during a graded exercise test, and how the results of such a test can be utilized in the cardiac rehabilitation exercise prescription?

Exercise physiology - Mechanical Efficiency during running

Could someone please discuss the practical implications for testing and knowing that someone has significantly lower economy of movement (mechanical efficiency) during running than they should? [This is the second time I have posted this problem because I did not understand the first response which stated ATP. But what does i

Pulmonary ventilation and exercise

How can I justify that pulmonary ventilation does not limit aerobic exercise performance for most healthy people? Followed by a counter argument for the existence of pulmonary ventilation limitations.

Why someone is dizzy after doing a maximum lift exercise

What would cause a client to say to me after he completes a maximum lift standing press to say, " I feel slightly dizzy and see spots before my eyes." I am assuming that there is a physiological explanation for this? (I am thinking that there is a lack of blood to the brain.)

Exercise limitations associated with COPD - Emphysema

What would be tests and measures which would probably include resting and exercise measures that would be used to determine exercise limitations in a patient with COPD? How would I use the results of these tests and measures (like: intepert the results whether they be static or dynamic variables) to determine the physiologica