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  • Exercise Physiology

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    production of ATP requires oxygen, it is capable of creating the largest amounts of ATP. Carbohydrates and Fat can be used to fuel this system by special chemical reactions. Dominant source of ATP production during moderate intensity and prolonged exercise. The carbohydrates produces ATP faster than fat, thats why athletes eat lots of carbohydrates before the race, but we can only store enough carbs to fuel us for 2 hours. The respiratory and cardiovascular systems work together to provide oxygen to

  • Physiology of Exercise

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    Physiology of Exercise Class Assignment #3 Chapter 3 1. Define the terms aerobic and anaerobic. A: Aerobic – Oxidative formation of ATP by the use of O2. Anaerobic – Formation of ATP via the PC pathway and glycolysis that doesn’t involve the use of O2. (Exercise Physiology Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance by Scott K. Powers & Edward T. Howley pg 29) 2. Discuss the function of glycolysis in bioenergetics. What role does NAD play in glycolysis? A: Glycolysis is an anaerobic

  • Exercise Physiology

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    Exercise Physiology This study assessed heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse oximeter readings at rest and during exercise. The heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), and oximetery measurements provide better insight into the inner workings of the human body. In using the results of the assessment, one can determine the affects that rest and exercise have on the cardiac system. Heart rate is described as the rate of the cardiac cycle. Heart rate is measured in beats per minute (bpm).

  • What Is Exercise Physiology Essay

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    The Basic Overview of Exercise Physiology Drew Fulks Texas Tech University   Abstract In this essay, the basics of exercise physiology will give the reader a better sense of what the subject covers, the history, the careers that can be available by majoring in exercise physiology. This essay will also cover the difference between clinical exercise physiology (CEP) and nonclinical exercise physiology (NCEP). In the book Exercise physiology: nutrition, energy, and human performance, it goes over

  • The Relationship Between Muscle Force And Muscle Force

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    the body are the cardiac, smooth, and skeletal muscle cells. The purpose of this lab was to determine the relationship between muscle force and EMG activity, and to examine the effects of muscle size and muscle force. In this lab, we used iWork physiology kit to record the bursts of muscle action potentials during a muscle contraction which is also known as an electromyogram (EMG). We then used this data to compare the maximum muscle force, half-maximum muscle force, and the half- maximum fatigue

  • Swimming is Better for The Elders

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    friends. It is especially favourable for the elders. There are numerous benefits for the elders to swim compared to doing any other exercise. The first benefit for the elderly is that when they take swimming as an exercise, they put less stress on their body joints. This is because water has buoyancy. This certain physical property of water helps the elders to exercise with ease. Water can neutralise the pull of gravity when they immerse themselves during swimming. Barbara Russi Sarnataro (2009) stated

  • How Dehydration is Correlated with Muscle Fatigue

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    muscle fatigue (Powers, 2012). Factors that may contribute to muscle fatigue include the following: exercise intensity, muscle overuse, and in anaerobic exercise when lactic acid (a waste product that causes muscle pain, soreness, and fatigue) is respired from cells because of oxygen deficiency. A major factor that can trigger muscle fatigue is dehydration. It is important to hydrate before intense exercise in order to regulate muscle fatigue because without electrolytes the muscles will tighten and cramp

  • The Importance Of Interval Training In Soccer

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    of this topic is that it will identify how interval training (a form of exercise training, consisting of alternating work/rest intervals) can improve aerobic power also known as VO2 max (how much oxygen is consumed per minute), and anaerobic power (max power achieved during short high intensity) in a professional sporting team (Davis, Vodak & Wilmore et al. (1976. In addition to this, this paper will explain how an exercise physiologist can improve these two powers through interval training in sporting

  • Determination of Maximal Oxygen Consumption Lab Report

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    body during severe exercise” (Bassett and Howley, 2000). VO2max is measured in millimeters of O2 consumed per kilogram of body weight per min (ml/kg/min). It is commonly known as a good way to determine a subject’s cardio-respiratory endurance and aerobic fitness level. Two people whom are given the same aerobic task (can both be considered “fit”) however, the more fit individual can consume more oxygen to produce enough energy to sustain higher, intense work loads during exercise. The purpose of this

  • The Benefits of Strength Training

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    in producing increased strength (Gabriel, Kamen & Frost, 2006, p. 136). When an individual performs specific exercises repeatedly the motor units that control the activated muscles learn to activate in a simultaneous pattern, increasing strength. This can lead to intermuscular coordination allowing muscles to distribute motor unit activation among the muscles involved in particular exercises. Changes in the capability to distribute muscle activation may be due to the ability to voluntarily activate