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Review of Your Readings Ch. 4: Measurement of Energy

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Why measure Energy Expenditure (EE)? By measuring or estimating EE, health and fitness professionals will be able to: 1) Prescribe appropriate _____ and _____ exercise to induce training adaptations and/or to manage body weight. 2) Monitor improvement in . .. 3) Determine . .. 4) Calculate . ..
How can EE be measured? Direct Calorimetry EE is determined from the amount of heat produced by the body. What is a calorie ?

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How else can EE be measured? Indirect Calorimetry Calculates EE from the amount of _________ and __________. Based on the principle that VO2 and EE share a ________ relationship. 1 3 5 7 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 T readmill Speed (mph) VO2 (L.min-1)
Indirect Calorimetry What does indirect calorimetry measure? VO2 can be used to . ..

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Thus, EE can be expressed in what 4 ways? Caloric Rate (kcals/min) Absolute VO2 (LO2 /min) Relative VO2 (mlsO2/kg * min) METS (Metabolic Equivalents)
On average, how much oxygen (in relative terms) does an individual consume at rest (i.e., to sustain life)?

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## This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course ESS 3117 taught by Professor Patek during the Spring '12 term at Texas State.

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Ch.+4+-+Student - Review of Your Readings Ch. 4:...

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