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Unformatted text preview: Kinesiology 110 Spring 2009 Barry Braun PhD Lecture 10 questions 1. Are energy bars necessary before exercise because you need more energy? If not, why not? <Do we need more energy to perform better?>- We already have > 50,000 kcals in stored energy o Enough to walk for about 500 miles 2. What might you need before exercise? Why? <Do we need more CHO to perform better?>- Carbohydrate supplies energy during exercise o Carbohydrates is the most important supply of energy (ATP) during exercise o Carbohydrate supplies at least 50% of the energy for almost every exercise task 3. What does the graph below tell you?- As the exercise gest harder (intense), the % of the energy coming from carbohydrate goes up sharply- Anything harder than walking pace requires mostly CHO for energy- 1 % e n e r g y f r o m C H O 4 6 8 1 walk jog run increasing intensity of exercise Kinesiology 110 Spring 2009 Barry Braun PhD 4. How much carbohydrate can you store? Where is it stored? How many miles could you run if ALL 4....
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course KIN 110 taught by Professor Lass during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08