CFT Course Unit 2

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CFT Course Unit 2
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2012-03-17 15:34:32
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  1. Anaerobic
    Ocurring without the use of oxygen
  2. Aerobic
    Ocurring with the use of oxygen, or requirring oxygen
  3. Resting heart rate
    The number of times the heart beats in one minute: 72 beats per minute for the average adult.
  4. Plasma
    The fluid portion of blood.
  5. Erythrocyte
    Blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a bioconcave dis that has no nucleus. Red blood cell
  6. Leukocyte
    Cell whose primary function is to combat infection
  7. Platelet
    Cytoplasmic body found in the blood plasma that functions to promote blood clotting
  8. Metabolism
    All of the chemical processes that take place in the body that are necassary for the maintenance of life.
  9. Endocrine system
    System consisting of glands and tissues that release hormones. It works with the nervous system in regulating metabolic activity.
  10. Growth hormone (HGH or hGH)
    A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that affects skeletal growth rate and bodily weight gain.

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