B2: The effect of exercise on the body

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  • Muscle tissue made up of protein fibres (contract when supplied with energry from respiration)
    • Contain many Mitochondria to carry out aerobic respiration and supply energy needed
  • Muscle fibres occur in groups known as muscles - contract to cause movement & relax allows other to work too
  • Also store glucose as the carbohydrate glycogen
    • Glycogen converted back to glucose to use during exercise
    • The glucose used in aerobic respiration to provide energy to make muscle contract 

The Response to exercise:

  • When not

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