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The Effect of Lactate Buildup as an Energy Substrate during a Short-Duration, High-Intensity Run of 400-m and a Medium Run of 800-m on UTA Kinesiology Students

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The Effect of Lactate Buildup as an Energy Substrate during a Short-Duration, High-Intensity Run of 400-m and a Medium Run of 800-m on UTA Kinesiology Students

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dc.contributor.author Krnjajic, Davor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-08T18:27:25Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-07-08T18:27:25Z en_US
dc.date.copyright 2011-05 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/5620 en_US
dc.description.abstract Lactic acid is a metabolic byproduct of the anaerobic glycolysis energy system present in blood and muscle. Some research indicates that lactic acid is a marker of fatigue during short duration exercise due to its dissociation into lactate and the H+ ion, whose accumulation in tissues and blood can lead to a subsequent decrement in muscle and plasma pH causing an inhibition of coupling mechanisms and enzymatic processes necessary for maintenance of muscular force production. Other studies have not implicated lactate to be the sole contributor of fatigue, as different types of exercise produce multifaceted fatigue factors, depending on muscle fiber type composition, intensity and duration of exercise and degree of fitness of the individual. A higher lactate production has been previously associated with better performances at the onset and during short duration, high-intensity exercise or competition, and its ability to possibly offset effects of fatigue. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Wilson, J.R. Ph.D. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Heddins, B. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Campbell, J.C. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject.other Lactic acid en_US
dc.subject.other Lactate blood level en_US
dc.title The Effect of Lactate Buildup as an Energy Substrate during a Short-Duration, High-Intensity Run of 400-m and a Medium Run of 800-m on UTA Kinesiology Students en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington. en_US
dc.publisher.department Exercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington. en_US

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