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Doctor insights on: Another Term For Cardiorespiratory Endurance Exercise Is Resistance Exercise

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Tolerance (Definition)

When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more


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What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

Some long term: Benefits are increased pumping power of the heart, decreased heart rates, and improvements in forced expiratory volumes. ...Read more

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What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

Nature vs nurture: I'll focus on lungs. Cancer can be due to tobacco exposure., even 2nd hand Asbestos too. Emphysema can also be due to tobacco. Asthma exacerbation can be due to air borne allergens especially pollen. Smog doesn't help. Influenza outbreaks can be thought of as a result of close quarters, certainly exposure to ill. I'm sure my colleagues will come up w/more. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a test of cardiorespiratory fitness?

Anyone know what is a test of cardiorespiratory fitness?

MVO2max: In liters/minute is probably the best, although it requires "maximal exertion" which can be risky in populations at risk for heart disease. Cycling, walking, running, treadmill, stepping or so-called "sub-maximal protocols" are often used in that they don't require all-out effort to estimate fitness levels. ...Read more

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How do you determine someone's cardiorespiratory fitness level?

How do you determine someone's cardiorespiratory fitness level?

Many different types: of test. For example, in the Cooper test, you run as far as possible within 12 minutes. This distance is then utilized in a formula to calculate your VO2 max or your maximal oxygen uptake, which is a measure of your aerobic capacity. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cardiac arrest and cardiorespiratory arrest?

What is the difference between cardiac arrest and cardiorespiratory arrest?

Specificity...: Cardiac arrest means the heart has stopped beating whereas cardiopulmonary arrest means the heart has stopped beating and the person is not breathing. The latter is more specific but if the heart has stopped, the person will not be breathing. It is possible to have a respiratory arrest and the heart is still beating but if the heart stops, breathing stops, too. ...Read more

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Why is cardiorespiratory fitness important?

Why is cardiorespiratory fitness important?

So many benefits: It helps optimize the function of your heart, lungs and vascular system. These are pretty important organ systems. Your body is an "organic" machine and exercise really helps keep it "running" smooth. This "efficiency" from exercise helps minimize risk of certain disease, like heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, just to name a few. ...Read more

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How is cardiorespiratory fitness measured well?

How is cardiorespiratory fitness measured well?

V02 Max: "...Vo2 max. Or maximum oxygen uptake, is considered the gold standard of cardiovascular, pulmonary, and muscle cell fitness. It is usually standardized per body weight and expressed in milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute, and is the maximum amount of oxygen your body (basically your muscles) can utilize." http://www.Cptips.Com/exphys.Htm. ...Read more

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What are the exercises that improve cardiorespiratory fitness?

What are the exercises that improve cardiorespiratory fitness?

Aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercise improves cardiorespiratory fitness. Brisk walks, cycling, swimming, running, etc - activities that get you breathing harder and increases your heart rate done at apace that can be sustained for at least 20 minutes without a break. If you're just starting out it may only be a walk but as your fitness improves it moves to a fast arm pumping walk lasting up to an hour. ...Read more

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Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fatigue and improve concentration. If you have high stress or anxiety, caffeine would not be recommended. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more