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How many bones, joints and muscles are in the body?
206 bones, 100 joints, 640 muscles
identifies individual differences in each component of fitness.
Helps predict performance potential
Helpds design specific sport
Helps a physical trainning program.
Six decisions when creating a program
choice of exercise
Order of exercise
Intensity of exercise
Volume of exercise
Frequency of exercise
Length of rest period.
Warm up benifits
Increases body temp and tissue temp
Increases blood flow
Increases heart rate preparing cardio system to work
Decrease risk of injury
Train the energy system and muscles as closley as possible to the way they are used in sport
Cross trainning or playing other sports helps improve performance.
Athletes do more then their bodies are used to, to improve their performance
summary of chapter 13