Get Moving Now Cardiovascular Endurance Worksheet

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Cardiovascular Endurance

Name: ______________________________
Period: ____ Date: ________

Answer the following questions about cardiovascular endurance. Use
information from the website or knowledge from your PE class.
http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/aerobic-exercise-for-teens

1. How much moderate-intensity exercise is recommended for
   adolescents per day? (2 pts)


2. Do you exercise the recommended amount each day? Explain your
   answers. (3 pts)




3. List 5 of the benefits of regular physical activity that are the most
   important to you. (5 pts)
      1.
      2.
      3.
      4.
      5.

4. Using the target heart calculator, find the target heart rate zone for
   your age. http://www.webmd.com/content/tools/1/calc_heart_rate.htm
    (2 pts)


5. List 5 activities that you would enjoy doing to get your heart into
   your target heart rate zone. (5 pts)
      1.
      2.
      3.
      4.
      5.




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6. Describe how you take your pulse (find your heart rate). Include 2
   locations and the proper fingers to use. (5 pts)




7. Define the term “weight bearing exercises”. (2 pts)


8. What are the benefits of weight bearing exercises? (2 pts)


9. Do you enjoy any of the suggested weight bearing exercises
   listed? Why or why not? (4 pts)




10.What aerobic exercises could you do without going to a fitness
   club? List 4 examples. (4 pts)




11. Working out can be over-done. List 3 symptoms or signs that a
   person has over-trained and include suggestions about how to
   overcome these symptoms. (6 pts)




12. If your goal was to improve cardiovascular endurance, what
   aerobic exercise would you do, and how many days per week
   would you do that? (3 pts)




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13. Many people have found that music really helps keep a workout
   interesting. List 5 songs that you enjoy and could really help
   you keep moving. Share your top 5 with a friend. (5 pts)




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