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Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology Vocabulary Chapter 4

incremental exercise test an exercise test involving a progressive increase in work rate over time.
anaerobic threshold a commonly used term meant to describe the level of oxygen consumption at which there is a rapid and systematic increase in blood lactate concentration
Cori cycle the cycle of lactate to glucose between the muscle and liver
excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) related to replacement of creatine phosphate, lactic acid, resynthesis to glucose and elevated body temperature, catacholmines heart rate and breathing
Free fatty acids (FFA) a type of fat that combines with glycerol to form triglycerides. used as an energy source
gluconeogenesis the synthesis of glucose from amino acids, lactate, glycerol, and other short carbon chain molecules
lipolysis the breakdown of triglycerides in adipose tissue to free fatty acids and glycerol for subsequent transport to tissues for metabolism
Created by: asotomayor