Lifetime Health and Wellness Chapter 5

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Question Answer
When using free weights a spotter is not necessary. False
Sprinters have more fast-twitch fibers than marathoners. True
In order to increase muscular strength and endurance, training sessions should occuur Two or three times a week
Which of the following is not a component of a sound strength training program? Duration
Muscular atrophy is the increase in the size of muscle fibers as a result of strength training. False
Females who engage in strength training will develop large bulging muscles. False
Reduced strength as a person ages lessens the quality of his/her mobility and can lead to musculoskeletal injury. True
The overload principle refers to a systematic and progressive increase in the resistance given to the muscle. True
Strength training is any activity aimed at increasing the muscle's ability to generate force against a resistance. True
Although great for general fitness, walking is not sufficient for sustaining muscle mass. True