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aer·o·bic

(ār-ō'bik),
1. Living in air.
2. Relating to an aerobe.
Synonym(s): aerophilic, aerophilous

aerobic

/aer·o·bic/ (ār-o´bik)
1. having molecular oxygen present.
2. growing, living, or occurring in the presence of molecular oxygen.
3. requiring oxygen for respiration.
4. designed to increase oxygen consumption by the body.

aerobic

(â-rō′bĭk)
adj.
1. Biology
a. Living or occurring only in the presence of free oxygen: aerobic bacteria.
b. Of or relating to aerobes.
2. Involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body: aerobic exercise.
3. Relating to or used in aerobics: aerobic shoes.

aer·o′bi·cal·ly adv.

aerobic

[erō′bik]
1 pertaining to the presence of air or oxygen.
2 able to live and function in the presence of free oxygen.
3 requiring oxygen for the maintenance of life.
4 a chemical requiring the presence of oxygen.

Aerobic

adjective Metabolism Referring to processes that occur in the presence of O2.
Microbiology Referring to growth in the presence of molecular O2, as in aerobic bacteria and aerobic waste treatment.
Physiology Referring to the requirement of O2 for respiration.
Sports medicine Referring to exercise in which energy is supplied by O2 and is required for sustained periods of generally 20 minutes or more with a generally high pulse rate at approximately 80% of one’s maximal rate. Cf Anaerobic

aerobic

adjective Sports medicine Referring to exercise in which energy is supplied by O2 and is required for sustained periods of generally 20 mins or more with a generally high pulse rate at +– 80% of maximum. Cf Anaerobic.

aer·o·bic

(ār-ō'bik)
1. Living in air.
2. Relating to an aerobe.
3. Activity in which oxygen is consumed to produce energy.
Synonym(s): aerophilic, aerophilous, oxidative.

aerobic

1. Of a process that requires gaseous oxygen.
2. Of an organism that is able to live only in the presence of oxygen. Compare anaerobic.
3. Relating to aerobics or AEROBIC EXERCISE.

Aerobic

Exercise training that is geared to provide a sufficient cardiovascular overload to stimulate increases in cardiac output.
Mentioned in: Exercise, Gangrene

aerobic

dependent on oxygen.

aerobic 

Needing oxygen to sustain life. See anaerobic.

aer·o·bic

(ār-ō'bik)
1. Living in air.
2. Relating to an aerobe.

aerobic

a microbe or microbiological process that functions fully only in the presence of free oxygen.

aerobic effluent treatment
the activated sludge method of handling sewage and abattoir effluent.
aerobic exercise
moderate exercise performed in the circumstance where the blood supply is able to maintain an adequate supply of oxygen to the tissues during the exercise.

Patient discussion about aerobic

Q. I feel comfortable with a gym and sports and I don’t like aerobics. Which one is good? I am 22 years old and my dad is diabetic. He is having very severe diabetes. He takes insulin injection ever day. He says that I must keep an active and healthy lifestyle and this will keep me fit. If I have any chances of diabetes it will be reduced. He tells me to play every day and do aerobics and to carry this till my old age. But I feel comfortable with a gym and sports and I don’t like aerobics. Which one is good?

A. Gym is to make your muscles to have good endurance. But sports keep you active and give you complete body fitness. Aerobics is good for your heart, muscles and lungs. What I would say is that if you have time you can do both aerobic and gym. Keep playing throughout your life. This will keep you fit and it reduces the occurrence of diabetes as well.
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Q. Regular participation in aerobic exercise lowers an individual's risk of developing cancer? I am a regular participant of aerobic, so the regular participation in aerobic exercise lowers an individual's risk of developing cancer?

A. You have some reason to be happy. Research suggests that exercise often modifies some of the risk factors associated with certain kinds of cancer. Obesity has been linked to cancer of the breast and the female reproductive system. Regular exercise has been shown to help promote weight loss. Several studies have also found that men who worked at sedentary jobs for most of their lives had a greater incidence of colon cancer than those in more active jobs. Exercise will not compensate the effects of a high-fat diet or smoking. Still it can contribute, even indirectly, to a reduced risk of cancer. As such, exercising regularly is recommended by the ACS [American Cancer Society] as an integral part of its cancer prevention program.

Q. Does anyone have any experience or suggestions regarding aerobic exercise post DVT and/or PE?

A. drink a lot of water and be aware. if you take your meds i think there shouldn't be a problem, but i strongly recommend asking your physician about it. he knows you and the problem and can give you a much much better answer.

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