Components of Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Strength Training & Stretching


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Why do people do aerobic activity?

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1. If your joints can't move through their normal range of motion, what should you do?

2. Joan wants to build up her muscle mass. What should she do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you quickly assess your understanding of different types of exercises and their benefits. You will be quizzed on your ability to recognize terms used to describe specific types of exercises and what they target.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Term describing the body's ability to use oxygen effectively during exercise
  • Classification of jogging
  • Primary goal of weightlifting
  • Term describing the ability to sustain high levels of energy due to heart, lung, and blood vessel maintained supplies of oxygen and other needed nutrients
  • Exercise in which one slowly extends a muscle and holds it for 10-30 seconds

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information regarding the various types of exercises
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify selected exercise categories
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose of weightlifting

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Components of Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Strength Training & Stretching. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the three components of exercise
  • Describe the different types of stretching and how often these should be done
  • Define cardiorespiratory endurance
  • Explain the importance and list the benefits of aerobic exercise
  • Discuss what is targeted with weightlifting
  • List how often one should perform resistance exercises