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Definition of the noun aerobic exercise

What does aerobic exercise mean as a name of something?


  1. exercise that increases the need for oxygen
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of aerobic exercise: aerobics
    • more generic term: cardiopulmonary exercise = exercise intended to strengthen the circulatory system

Specialised definition of the noun aerobic exercise

Glossary of sports

exercise such as walking, jogging, cycling and swimming that increases respiration and heart rates (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


  1. Aerobic exercise is physical exercise of low to high intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process. Aerobic literally means "relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen", and refers to the use of oxygen to adequately meet energy demands during exercise via aerobic metabolism. Generally, light-to-moderate intensity activities that are sufficiently supported by aerobic metabolism can be performed for extended periods of time.
    • also known as 有氧运动
  2. Aerobic Exercise is a film genre.

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Google previewDictionary of Sport and Exercise Science (2009)

by A & C Black Publishers Ltd

keeping the arms parallel during exercise aerobic activitynoun same as aerobic exercise aerobic capacitynoun same as VO2Max aerobic exercisenoun exercise such as walking, jogging, cycling and swimming that increases respiration and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves

aerobic exercise Exercise that conditions the heart and lungs by increasing the efficiency of oxygen intake by the body, usually through an activity in which oxygen reaches the muscles at the same rate at ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health (2010)

An aerobic exercise is one in which the muscles, lungs, and heart work hard enough to make a person feel breathless and sweaty. Many types of exercise, including ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf

CARDIOVASCULAR ISSUES FOR SENIORS which limit blood flow during exercise also reduce aerobic exercise capacity. Studies have shown that cardiorespiratory capacity declines at the rate of 10 per cent per decade from early adulthood, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

aerobic exercise, any physical exercise that requires additional effort by the heart and lungs to meet the skeletal muscles' increased demand for oxygen. Aerobic exercise increases the breathing rate and ...

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Since then, I have not missed five consecutive days in getting some type of aerobic exercise, mostly jogging. (Kenneth H. Cooper)
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