LONG TERM EFFECTS OF TRAINING

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  • Adaptions to the lungs

- improve effeciency and strength of respiritory system

- increase proportion of alveoli (air sacks that diffuse O2 into capillaries)

- increase capillaries

  • Adaptions to bones & joints

- exercse stimulates deposition of calcium which makes bones stronger (bone density)

- tendons and ligaments increase in strength and flexibility.

  • Improvements to sporting performance 

- higher VO2 max

-work aerobically for longer which raises aerobic…

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