Walking is one of the most common forms of physical activity; however, it may be too difficult or too easy for some of your clientele. In this quiz you will learn about different forms of walking and how to modify the exercise so that it can meet the needs of clients of all fitness levels.
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After reading this article, you should be able to:
Discuss some of the health benefits of walking.
Explain the physiological basis of calorimetry.
Describe a typical person’s natural walking pace and the physiological mechanisms involved.
Discuss brisk walking speeds needed to attain health benefits, as described by ACSM.
Describe and explain effective and noneffective strategies for increasing walking intensity.
October 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Walking for Health