study of mechanics of human movement
universally accepted reference position used to describe regions and spatial relationships of the human body and to refer body position
branch of science that applies the principles of mechanics to living organisms.
moment of force
strength training routine
higher weight, lower reps
endurance training routine
lower weight, higher reps
metabolic measure of the volume of activity a person has completed
active muscle force
tension - muscle contracting force
passive muscle force
force generated by not by the muscle itself, but by application of an outside force to prestretch the muscle.
study of how the body systems react to the stress of exercise
maximal oxygen consumption, most widely recognized measure of cardiorespiratory endurance. Highest rate of oxygen transport and use that can be achieved at maximal physical exertion.