Lesson 2

Anaerobic activities muscles must have energy to

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Unformatted text preview: es? Muscles must have energy to function Energy is obtained through aerobic and anaerobic metabolism Aerobic metabolism Anaerobic metabolism Occurs when activity is prolonged Involves the utilization of oxygen Kicks in when sort bursts of energy are required Does not involve the use of oxygen In most activities both systems function simultaneously Involvement of both systems is dependent on the intensity and duration of the activity If oxygen can be supplied to the point where it meets the demands of working tissue the activity is aerobic If the oxygen supply is not adequate the activity is anaerobic What determines how efficiently the body is using oxygen? Aerobic capacity/Maximum aerobic capa...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course LFIT 104 taught by Professor Humphries during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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