# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117502

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the body's response to exercise throughout the lifespan.


Explanation should include the human body’s response to exercise in each of the stages of life (i.e., child, adult, elderly).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the stages of life?
  • How does exercise over a lifespan affect the human body? How does exercise over a lifespan affect a male? How does exercise over a lifespan affect a female?
  • How have changes in equipment over time varied the body’s response to exercise?
  • How have changes in rules of activities over time varied the body’s response to exercise?
  • How have the changes in the role of exercise in an active person’s life varied the body’s response to exercise?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Sports Medicine


NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Chapter 16 Chronic Health Conditions and Physical or Functional Limitations

  • Define and describe the cause and symptoms of selected chronic health conditions.
  • Describe the characteristics of selected health and age-related physical and functional limitations to exercise.
  • Recognize how the conditions discussed in this chapter affect exercise training variables within the OPT™ model.
  • Recognize how acute and chronic responses to exercise vary in clients with chronic health conditions or physical or functional limitations compared with apparently healthy clients.
  • Describe how to modify program design for clients with chronic health and physical or functional limitations.

Chapter 19 Lifestyle Modification and Behavioral Coaching

  • Describe the characteristics of a positive client experience.
  • Understand the stages of change model.
  • Describe characteristics of what effective communication skills are.
  • Describe the elements of effective SMART goal-setting techniques.