PE Theory Flash Cards

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Question Answer
Beta Blockers Drugs that are used to control heart rate and that have a calming and relaxing effect
Blood Pressure The force exerted by circulating blood on the walls of the blood pressure
Body Composition The percentage of body weight that is fat, muscle and bone
Cardiac Output The amount of blood ejected from the heart in one minute
Cardiovascular Fitness The ability to exercise the entire body for long periods of time
Coordination The ability to use two or more body parts together
Aerobic With Oxygen, if exercise is not too fast and steady, the heart can supply all the oxygen muscle needs
Agility The ability to change the position of the body quickly and to control the movement of the whole body
Anabolic Steroids Drugs that mimic the male sex hormone testosterone and promote bone and muscle growth
Anaerobic Without Oxygen, if exercise is done in short, fast bursts, the heart cannot supply blood and oxygen to muscles as fast as the cells use them
Anorexic A prolonged eating dissorder due to loss of appetite
Balance The ability to reatin the bodys centre of mass above the base of support
Balanced Diet A diet which contains an optimal ratio of nutrients