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What does EPOC stand for? Excessive Post Oxygen Consumption
What is EPOC? the volume of oxygen consumed above resting levels following exercise and during recovery
What is the first component of EPOC? Fast alactacid component
What is the second component of EPOC? Slow lactacid component
Explain the first component of EPOC oxygen used for the rapid resynthesis of phosphocreatine and resaturation of myoglobin
Explain the second component of EPOC oxygen used to remove lactic acid and maintain high heart rate, breathing rate and body temperature
What is oxygen consumption? the amount of oxygen used by the body
What is oxygen deficit? when insufficient oxygen is available at the start of exercise to provide all the ATP needed aerobically
What is maximal oxygen consumption (V02)? the maximum amount of oxygen taken i, transported and used by the body per minute. also known as aerobic capacity and measured in millitres of oxygen, for each kilogram body weight each minute (ml/kg/min)
What is steady state? The period of exercise when oxygen consumption matches the energy being used
What is aerobic capacity? the maximum rate at which a person can consume oxygen
Created by: Richjlyons