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Unformatted text preview: Kinesiology 110 Spring 2009 Barry Braun, PhD Lecture 12 questions - Although there is no question that increasing dietary CHO will increase muscle glycogen, there is much less evidence that increasing dietary CHO will enhance exercise performance o Alternatives to starting with higher glycogen o Consuming carbohydrate during exercise 1. What is a general definition of endurance exercise?- Many studies done for past 30 years on how CHO intake affects performance- Great majority target endurance performance o A working definitions is any exercise task that involves continuous (or nearly continous) activity and lasts for more than 10 minutes or so o >2 mile run, 1500 meter swim, >2000 meter row, ets o Soccer, field hockey, lacrosse Depends 2. What is maximal aerobic capacity (VO 2 max)? - Common test of CHO effect on performance o How long can you exercise at a given % of maximal capacity (Usually VO2max) Maximal capacity to use oxygen Aerobic capacity or cardio respiratory fitness...
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