Chapter 11

Muscle Strength and Resistance Training for Health and Athletics

Study Guide

Practice Quiz

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Key Concepts

agonist all-or-none law
antagonist bilateral deficit
concentric conductivity
contractility contraction phase
cross-education effect delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
dynamic constant external resistance (DCER) muscle action eccentric
hyperplasia hypertrophy
irritability isokinetic
isometric isotonic
latent period muscle atrophy
overload overtraining
periodization plyometrics
progression rate coding
recruitment relaxation period
repetition maximum (RM) load shortening period
size principle specificity
summation of twitches tetanus
torque unilateral imagined training

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Websites

Physical Factors Behind the Action Potential: http://psych.hanover.edu/Krantz/neural/actionpotential.html
Strength Training: http://www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/strengthtrainingprograms.html
Plyometrics: http://www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/plymo.htm
Concurrent Resistance and Endurance Training: http://jap.physiology.org/cgi/content/abstract/85/2/695

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