diploma in sports- short term effects of exercise

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Hayley L BullEffects of exerciseAssignment One
Name Hayley L Bull
Unit No/Name 18 ­ Effects of Exercise on 1
the Body Systems
Title
The Short ­term Effects
of Exercise on the Body
Tutor 11.10.2010
Verifier
25.10.2010

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Hayley L BullEffects of exerciseAssignment One
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Identify strengths and weakness and areas where improvement could be made next time.
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Hayley L BullEffects of exerciseAssignment One
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Short Term effects of exercise
Exercise can have some short term effects on our bodies. Short term effects of exercise can
include a raised heart rate. I carried out some tests before and after exercise.
Heart Rate (pulse)
Heart rate is how fast the heart contracts and relaxes'.…read more

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Hayley L BullEffects of exerciseAssignment One
Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is the pressure against the blood vessel
walls
For this test I used a Sphygmonmeter also known as a blood pressure
unit. A Sphygmonmeter is an armband (see right) that pumps up and
puts pressure on your left arm to see what your blood pressure be
completed on the left arm as its closer to the heart the arm must also be
facing upwards with the cord on top of the bicep.…read more

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Hayley L BullEffects of exerciseAssignment One
individual feel good), Arthritis (swelling of a joint or joints), insomnia (inability to sleep),
Obesity exercise can make people loose weight. Exercise can also have social, physical
and mental benefits as well it can increase life expectancy, self esteem, confidence and
can encourage friendships as well as increased cooperation.
The immediate effect of exercise gets the body warm and ready for physical activity. Lactic
acid is produced in the muscles within the first minute of physical activity.…read more

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Hayley L BullEffects of exerciseAssignment One
muscles contract more often and become more flexible. The body temperature increases by the
muscles generating heat when contracting. Waste products such as carbon dioxide and Lactic acid
need to be removed from the body. They are also caused by the muscles contracting.…read more

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