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Cardiorespiratory responses can be evaluated by measuring the workload, heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) in a submaximal test. Although it is often used to determine an exercise prescription, it also evaluates the aerobic fitness of an individual. There are many aerobic activities that benefit health/fitness. Swimming has been one of most popular fitness activities. Swimming is a non-weight bearing exercise that allows individuals who have joint problems or arthritis to exercise. Although, swimming has been ranked second to walking, dancing has become increasingly popular. Zumba is a weight bearing exercise that consists of different types of dance styles such as salsa and rumba.


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