See your course packet for specifics regarding this assignment. You are highly encouraged to use the essay template for this assignment found in the Resources area of the classroom and attached here for the sake of simplicity.
Essay Submission Assignment #2
- What factors should be considered to provide maximal protection when people are exercising in the cold?
- How would training at medium altitude and then competing at higher altitude affect a runner’s performance? How would training at sea level affect a runner’s performance?
- Discuss the health risks associated with acute exposure to high altitude and how can these risks be minimized?
- What alterations occur in strength, power, and muscular endurance with physical detraining?
- What similarities do we see between spaceflight and detraining? Why does the body make these adaptations during spaceflight?