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What is the difference between strength exercise and resistance exercise?

What is the difference between strength exercise and resistance exercise?

Exercise: Strength exercise- increasing weight with less reps (max sets). Resistance exercises--- cable machines constant weight throughout the reps and exercise can do light weight or heavy weight ...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


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Whats the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Whats the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Motion-No Motion: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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What is the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Are different: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between cardio and aerobic exercise?

What is the main difference between cardio and aerobic exercise?

No difference: For all intents and purposes, aerobic and ' cardio' are equivalent . Running swimming , elliptical , bicycling etc. are all exerdises when done for 30 min / day 5 days a week wil increase your aerobic capacity and cardiovascular fitness. Get started... Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What is the health difference between yoga , stretching and flexiblility exercise?

What is the health difference between yoga , stretching and flexiblility exercise?

May accomplish same: Results. Regular stretching / flexibility exercises lead to muscle toning and strengthening, improved agility, posture, gait. What yoga adds is specific patterns and positions, and breathing in correct manner, which is crucial to a feeling of well being, allaying anxiety and as a form of relaxation. There r certain yoga positions that may not be right 4 u; so for any of the 3 activities..Training. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between stationary and recumbent exercise bikes?

I want to know what is the difference between stationary and recumbent exercise bikes?

Similar: They are very similar. Stationary bikes are more similar to a typical bicycle while a recumbent bike allows you to sit down in a chair with a back. Some patients find sitting in a "chair" is more comfortable to exercise in. Test out each to find what works for you! ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between hyperventilation and heavy exercise?

Doctors, what is the difference between hyperventilation and heavy exercise?

The difference: Hyperventilation technically refers to excess oxygen in the lungs, without the capacity to transfer it to the blood. During heavy exercise, there is actually less oxygen available than is required. In this case the blood CO2 stays stable. ...Read more

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What is the difference between aerobic exercise and strength training?

What is the difference between aerobic exercise and strength training?

What are your goals?: Aerobic exercise designed to elevate heart rate and improve stamina. Strength training can include many types of exercise including eccentric training. This will assist in building muscle bulk. Aerobic can include biking, jogging, walking swimming. Strength training usually will require resistance training. ...Read more

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What is difference between aerobic n anaerobic exercise? Please give example which one is more useful?

What is difference between aerobic n anaerobic exercise? Please give example  which one is more useful?

Exercise: Aerobic exercise stays in the oxygen side of things and produces little to no lactic acid. Anaerobic exercise is out of the oxygen phase and burns glycogen and produces lactic acid. Aerobic is more for endurance and anaerobic is more for short intense bursts like sprinting. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lenthen the spine by yoga or other exercise after 20?What's the difference between a short guy and a tall guy's spine?

Is it possible to lenthen the spine by yoga or other exercise after 20?What's the difference between a short guy and a tall guy's spine?

No: You can not lengthen the spine or other bones after 20. A tall guy has a longer spine and especially long bones in the leg, than a short guy.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the difference between exercise science and sports medicine?

What is the difference between exercise science and sports medicine?

See below: In addition to earlier answers. To further clarify the difference, the american board of orthopedic surgery has created an examination to provide board certification in orthopedic sports medicine. The goal is to certify a subset of orthopedic surgeons who have a "unique body of knowledge and area of practice" in sports medicine. Ask you orthopedist if he has board certification is sports medicine. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pre-exercise and resting heart rates?

What is the difference between pre-exercise and resting heart rates?

No difference: There's no difference in general. Perhaps in certain contexts, such as a research protocol, one might make a distinction, but, for all intents and purposes, they're the same. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Cardiopulmonary exercise test vs Exercise stress test? Does Cardiopulmonary exercise test combines both and better?

What is the difference between Cardiopulmonary exercise test vs Exercise stress test? Does Cardiopulmonary exercise test combines both and better?

Not better: Exercise stress tests measure your peak functional capacity and ischemia (blood supply), arrhythmias, and blood pressure response. The different tests are used for different issues. Cardiopulmonary stress tests also measures peak oxygen consumption which is useful for evaluating certain disorders, particularly prior to heart transplantation ...Read more

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I cant sleep. I exercised for 55min on a spin bike at high speed i am very warm & alert. can exercise cause insomnia?

I cant sleep. I exercised for  55min on a spin bike at high speed i am very warm & alert. can exercise cause insomnia?

Exercise: too close to bed time can interfere w/some people. Please move your exercise time to earlier in the day. Also avoid monitor screens of any kind at least one hour prior to sleep. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between an SVE and a PAC? Holter showed 7 SVE's during exercise but report was normal. I am always dizzy after exercise?

Is there a difference between an SVE and a PAC? Holter showed 7 SVE's during exercise but report was normal. I am always dizzy after exercise?

SVE: Typically, 'SVE' stands for supraventricular ectopic beat. This means the extra beat originates above the ventricles. 'PAC' usually stands for premature atrial contraction, which is a specific type of SVE. Usually SVE's are PAC's, but sometimes it's difficult to tell for sure. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

Training: Endurance training will usually involve doing cardiovascular training such as running, biking, swimming. Muscle strength training usually uses resistance training or weight based exercise. That said you can do resistance training in a cardiovascular way and vice versa. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between stress-related chest/ arm discomfort and exercise-related chest heaviness and a choking sensation in the throat?

Is there a difference between stress-related chest/ arm discomfort and exercise-related chest heaviness and a choking sensation in the throat?

Hard to tell: Stress can mimic cardiac symptoms. If your experiencing them related to exertion i would be more concerned about heart related issues. Either way chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Please get it checked asap. ...Read more

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What us difference between sprain and fracture of little finger. Doc said it is mot fractured but it burns and hurts to bend it even though i exercise?

What us difference between sprain and fracture of little finger. Doc said it is mot fractured but it burns and hurts to bend it even though i exercise?

See specialist: Sprain is a soft tissue injury (muscle, tendon, ligament) vs fracture (bony injury). If you are taking Aspirin products already without relief of pain when/after exercising, you should see a specialist: orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, chronic pain specialist, or a physiatrist (rehab specialist). ...Read more

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What is the difference between b complex & b compound?

What is the difference between b complex & b compound?

What they contain.: Vitamin b compound tablets contain nicotinamide (b3), riboflavin (b2) and
thiamine (b1). B complex contains all the b vitamins. ...Read more

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What's the main difference between hepatitis a and b?

What's the main difference between hepatitis a and b?

Hepatitis A and B: Hepatitis a and b virus infections show the same symptoms and cause liver damage. Hep a infection is a more acute illness with shorter duration while infection from the b tends to be more chronic lasting months and years. In addition, hep b infection carries a risk cancer complications. Hep a is contracted from eating contaminated foods; hep b from sex and blood transfusions. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the difference between hepatitis a, b & c?

I want to know what's the difference between hepatitis a, b & c?

A, B, and C: A: fecal-oral transmission (contaminated food, sex, children with dirty fingers), causes acute hepatitis, preventable by vaccine.
B: transmission by sex, blood contact (sharing needles, needle sticks). Causes acute and chronic hepatitis, preventable by vaccine.
C: transmission by blood contact (sharing needles, needle sticks), sometimes sex. Mostly chronic hepatitis. No vaccine, but curable. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine?

Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine?

Different chemicals: The phosphatidyl serine has some utility in early stages of dementia and Alzheimer's, but d-serine has no value of which I am aware. Maybe our naturopaths can delineate a role. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having hepatitis b and being a hepatitis b carrier?

What is the difference between having hepatitis b and being a hepatitis b carrier?

Hep B: Hepatitis b can be either an acute or chronic infection. Some people may have the virus replicating in their system for the rest of their lives, whereas some people will be able to fight the infection and be left only with an antibody. For those with the chronic infection, it will can lay dormant in the body for years before it starts to replicate again and infect the liver. ...Read more

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What is the difference between d-glucose and sorbitol?

What is the difference between d-glucose and sorbitol?

Completely different: Glucose is a basic sugar with calories to provide energy. Sorbitol is a non-absorbable sugar alcohol which is used to sweeten foods which are often labeled, sugar free. It causes bloating and diarrhea in some. Sugar free foods are not calorie free and often contain more fat to make them taste better. ...Read more

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What's the difference between "hep b ab" and "hep b surface ab"?

One is more specific: Ab implies antibodies, and hep b means antibodies to hepatitis b, which is a virus. There are several components to a virus, suffice it to say that you can have antibodies tested to the viral core or the viral surface of hepatitis b. The latter is often done to show immunity to the virus, so a positive hep b surface antibody means you are immune to the virus. ...Read more

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What is the difference between type a flu and type b flu? What are the symptoms ?

What is the difference between type a flu and type b flu? What are the symptoms ?

For more info CDC: Influenza type a is bird flu. Influenza type b infects humans and seals. Places where b strains have been are: shanghai, yamagata, hong kong, and victoria. To find more info best to contact cdc.
Both type a & b have the same flu symptoms. High fever,
severe aches and pains,
generalized weakness.
Diagnosed by culture. If u have flu symptoms please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hepaptitis c, hepatitis d and hepatitis e?

What is the difference between hepaptitis c, hepatitis d and hepatitis e?

Different viruses: These are all completely different viruses which can cause hepatitis. Hepatitis d is always seen in conjunction with hepatitis b. Hepatitis c is the most common hepatitis in the us and is generally transmitted by blood transfusion or IV drug use. Hepatitis e is an infection transmitted in feces, similar to hepatitis a. ...Read more

Spinning (Definition)

Dizziness & ...Read more