Recovery from Exercise DVD

Recovery from Exercise DVD
  • Author: Boulton & Hawker
    Format: DVD
    Publication Date: 2005


Suitable for BTEC National/AS/A2 level students this 2005 DVD highlights the physiological factors that can help or hinder an athlete's performance. It deals with the energy systems - explains the roles of ATP-PC, lactic acid and aerobic systems in activity, and fat and carbohydrate usage, effects of training on each system, other effects of training such as how the body acts to lower rising body temperature (vasodilation) fluid and mineral loss muscle tissue breakdown and DOMS and recovery from exercise such as cool-down, active / passive recovery, effects of gentle massage, hot / cold baths and diet. Key concepts are reviewed and supported with a set of student questions that accompany this DVD.