Essays Tagged: "high intensity"

Blood lactate and training to improve threshold

seconds it is made available to that muscle for energy. Therefore, 75% of the lactate produced from high intensity exercise is made available for energy production in type II muscle fibers. The remain ... arn how to teach the body to handle lactic acid. It is imperative, if you want successes in today's highly competitive field of athletics to train your muscles, body and mind to accomplish gains in pe ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Peak performance program

Peak Performance Program OutlineThe 1500 metre athletics is generally run at moderate to high intensity. Throughout the race the predominant energy system that we use is the aerobic system, ...

(1 pages) 569 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The effect of carbohydrates on fatigue, and the effect of high and low glycemic index of food

Introduction:The purpose of this particular study is to examine the effect of low, medium and high carbohydrate diets with low and high glycemic index ratings on the fatigue. Carbohydrate is con ... f view of atheletes in competitive sports, individuals performing regular work out sessions both of high intensity and high endurance types, prolonged and short duration types, the kind of carbohydrat ...

(46 pages) 163 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Blood doping

n do for an individual. In order for muscles to perform, they need a ready supply of oxygen. During high intensity exercise, oxygen is depleted and the body can not get enough oxygen to the muscle in ... addition, blood doping is similar to other methods of raising red blood cell volume. Training at a high altitude will have the same effect. Also, the High Altitude Bed is the same. Since it is legal, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Should Creatine Be Allowed In College Athletics?

arbohydrates. The body uses creatine to sustain muscle contractions and is essential to short-term, high intensity exercise. Some athletes have stated that there is an increase in body weight, muscle ... uickly than others will, which can led to heat illness. Even though the body produces it naturally, high amounts added in by the supplement can be dangerous (creatine supplements). Sometimes the use o ...

(5 pages) 6 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cardiovascular Endurance

durance When the body can perform prolonged large-muscle, dynamic exercise at a moderate-to-high levels of intensity, it is known as cardiovascular endurance. We can measure cardiovascular end ... intensity exercises such as swimming, it should last for 45-60 minutes; on the other hand if you do high intensity exercises like aerobic dance, the duration is only 20 minutes.(1) (2) Running Shoes: ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Creatine         Have you ever looked at the front of a

magazine) The reason people should use creatine is because it increases your ability to do high-intensity, short duration activities because there will be more creatine to draw upon and thus ... ied to muscles during these activities. Also, using creatine after activities of short duration and high-intensity the muscles most used will recover a lot quicker than if you did not use creatine. Bi ...

(1 pages) 1011 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"THERE ARE MANY FACTORS INVOLVED IN THE PREPARATION AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ATHLETE FOR OPTIMUM SPORTING PERFORMANCE" SPORT : BASKETBALL

nergy supply systems on a continuum over time.Immediate energyThe ATP-PC system, short duration and high intensity such as a rebound jump, fast pass or a maximum acceleration with a change of directio ... m generates energy through the use of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and creatine phosphate (CP). The high energy phosphates adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is needed for energy in muscle contractions whic ...

(27 pages) 65 1 2.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Protein Intake for a Tennis Player Athlete

or about 77 Kg.Tennis requires broad endurance capacity, with an ability to perform short bursts of high-intensity exercise combined with stages of lighter intensity or also rest. It is common for ten ... ing the duration of the training, intensity, and even the frequency (11).A popular assumption about high-protein diets concerns the excess carbohydrate intake that supposedly would produce elevated in ...

(5 pages) 1547 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Carbohydrate Intake for Adolescents Student Athletes

Carbohydrate (CHO) is the body's main fuel for high intensity activity. CHO is stored in the liver and in the muscles in the form of glycogen. This ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Nutritional Report for a male football player Question: Develop a nutritional plan for an athlete of the sport of your choice. Prior to this, ask the athlete to fill in his current nutritional intake for 3 seperate days and make recommendations.

day- Game 2:15 pm, Thursday- training and skills 8:00-9:00 pm, Saturday- Game 2:15 pm.Football is a high intensity sport the definition of a team sports like football; is a sport in which two or more ... iphosphate phosphocreatine (ATP/PC) and aerobic systems that are the major energy contributors. The high intensity muscle bursts during a football game like jumping, kicking, sprinting or shooting are ...

(20 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Research paper on Creatine supplementation.

TP as a source of energy, particularly in the muscles. Creatine has been proven to be beneficial in high-intensity, short duration activities, such as weight lifting. It does not seem to help with per ... 134)Creatine is generally a safe supplement to take, but if taken over the recommended amount or at high dosages there is risk for serious side effects such as kidney damage and stopping your body's a ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine