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Exercise physiology

Of or pertaining to the study of exercise and the possible effects it has on human health.

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Exercise physiology

fartlek

Sports; Exercise physiology

form of conditioning that alternates aerobic with anaerobic exercise

kinesiology

Sports; Exercise physiology

Kinesiology is an academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. It includes, but is not limited to, such areas of study as ...

squat for ticket machine

Sports; Exercise physiology

A Moscow subway vending machine that gives out free tickets to commuters who perform 30 squats in two minutes. The machine is designed to encourage people to incorporate "Olympic values" into their ...

anaerobic exercise

Fitness; Weight loss

Types of exercises that rely on intensity so that the oxygen supply from the bloodstream will not be enough, triggering anaerobic respiration. Builds strength, speed, and power, and muscle mass.

basal metabolic rate (BMR)

Sports; Exercise physiology

Often shortened to BMR, this essentially indicates the number of calories an individual uses per day with no physical exertion, spent on activities like breathing, digesting, and other base bodily ...

physical activity

Fitness; Weight loss

Any form of activity that relies on moving skeletal muscles. Typing on a computer counts but it will not be enough to lose fat – one would need to raise the intensity.

push-ups

Sports; Exercise physiology

Facing the floor and then pushing yourself up, or the Earth down. It's a matter of perspective. Builds triceps, as well as the chest muscles and the shoulders on the side.

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