Exercise
13 definitions

About this Term

"Physical activity," "exercise," and "physical fitness," are terms that describe different concepts. However, they are often confused with one another. This paper proposes definitions to distinguish them.

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An instrument to train for, assess, practice, and improve performance in prevention, protection, response, and recoverycapabilities in a risk-free environment. Exercises can be used for: testing and validating policies, plans, procedures, training, equipment, and inter­agency agreements; clarifying and training personnel in roles and responsibilities; improving interagency coordination and communications; identifying gaps in resources; improving individual performance; and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Context

Note: Exercises are also an excellent way to demonstrate school resolve to prepare for disastrous events.

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-32

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Graduate School
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    A subcategory of physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and purposive in the sense that the improvement or maintenance of one or more components of physical fitness is the objective. "Exercise" and "exercise training" frequently are used interchangeably and generally refer to physical activity performed during leisure time with the primary purpose of improving or maintaining physical fitness, physical performance, or health.

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    1.6

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    Graduate School
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  • To invoke the right granted under the terms of an options contract to buy or sell the underlying futures contract. The option holder (long) is the one who exercises the option. Call holders exercise the right to buy the underlying future, while put holders exercise the right to sell the underlying future. The short option holder is assigned a position opposite to that of the option buyer. CME Clearing removes the option and creates the futures positions on the firms' books on the day of exercise.

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    60.5

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    High School
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  • A military maneuver or simulated wartime operation involving planning, preparation, and execution that is carried out for the purpose of training and evaluation.

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    -4.1

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    Graduate School
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  • The purchase of stock granted through an employee stock option plan.

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    72.6

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    Elementary School
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  • The process of using the right to buy or sell the underlying at the specified price.

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    74.3

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    Middle School
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  • Action taken by an option holder that requires the writer to perform the terms of the contract.

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    65.2

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    High School
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  • "Exercise": To carry out a transaction, usually applied to the option market.
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    32.5

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    High School
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    The employment of personnel and resources in a controlled environment to test, validate, and/or improve a specific plan or capability in pursuit of a stated objective. Exercises may include workshops, facilitated policy discussions, seminars, tabletop exercises, games, modeling and simulation, drills, functional exercises, and full-scale exercises.

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    -4.3

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    Graduate School
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  • "Adequate exercise" or "exercise" means the opportunity for the animal to move sufficiently to maintain normal muscle tone and mass for the age, species, size, and condition of the animal.
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    26.9

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    Graduate School
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