# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 733922414

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the health-related fitness factors.


Explanation should include
  • cardiorespiratory fitness
  • balance training and coordination
  • muscular fitness
  • body composition
  • flexibility.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Which of the of the health-related fitness factors is strongly related to a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality as well as a reduction in risk for morbidity and mortality for some types of cancer?
  • What is the difference between health-related fitness and motor fitness?
  • How do the health benefits differ for cardiovascular/aerobic exercise and muscular fitness?
  • What are different types of flexibility? Why are they important?
  • What are the benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness? What are the phases of cardiorespiratory training?
  • What is the difference between balance & dynamic balance? What are some of the parameters for designing a balance training program?

Other Related Standards

NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Chapter 11 Plyometric (Reactive) Training Concepts

  • Define plyometric (reactive) training and describe its uses.
  • Discuss the importance of plyometric training.
  • Design a plyometric training program for clients at various levels of fitness.
  • Perform and instruct various plyometric training exercises.

Chapter 12 Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training

  • Define and describe speed, agility, and quickness training and its purpose.
  • Discuss the importance of speed, agility, and quickness training for a variety of populations.
  • Design a speed, agility, and quickness training program for clients at any level of training.
  • Perform, describe, and instruct various speed, agility, and quickness training exercises.

Chapter 13 Resistance Training Concepts

  • Describe the stages of the general adaptation syndrome.
  • Define and describe the principle of adaptation and specificity.
  • Define stability, muscular endurance, muscular hypertrophy, strength, and power.
  • List and define the various stages of strength and training systems.

Chapter 10 Balance Training Concepts

  • Define balance and describe its role in performance and injury risk.
  • Discuss the importance of balance training.
  • Design a progressive balance training program for clients in any level of training.
  • Understand and incorporate the principles of selected research outcomes when designing a balance training program.
  • Perform, describe, and instruct various balance training exercises.

Chapter 14 Integrated Program Design and the Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model

  • Define and describe the acute training variables within the Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model.
  • Describe the phases within the OPT model.
  • Design programs for each phase of training.

Chapter 7 Flexibility Training Concepts

  • Explain the effects of muscle imbalances on the human movement system (kinetic chain).
  • Provide a scientific rationale for the use of an integrated flexibility training program.
  • Differentiate between the various types of flexibility techniques.
  • Perform and instruct appropriate flexibility techniques for given situations.

Chapter 8 Cardiorespiratory Fitness Training

  • Define and describe the components associated with cardiorespiratory training.
  • Describe how various physiologic systems respond and adapt to cardiorespiratory training.
  • Describe the health-related benefits associated with cardiorespiratory fitness.
  • Describe current guidelines and recommendations for prescribing safe and effective cardiorespiratory exercise to apparently healthy individuals.
  • Describe how to design and implement cardiorespiratory training programs to a variety of clients using an individualized approach.
  • Instruct clients on how to perform safe and effective cardiorespiratory exercise.

Chapter 9 Core Training Concepts

  • Understand the importance of the core musculature.
  • Differentiate between the stabilization system and the movement system.
  • Discuss the importance of core training.
  • Design a core training program for clients at any level of training.
  • Perform, describe, and instruct various core training exercises.