Chapter 4 - Fatigue and the Recovery Process

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What are the three main energy sources?
Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins
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What is ATP?
Adenosine Triphophospate - a chemical compound that provdes chemical potential energy
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What is the Central Governor Theory's idea?
'Fatigue is an emotional response that begins in your brain, not a physiological one originating in the muscles'
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What is Interval Training?
a training technique where repeated bouts of exercise, oftern associated with high-intensity exercise, are seperated by recovery periods and then repeated
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What is Dehydration?
it results from excessive water loss, and will be accompained by a loss of salt and calcium. This can lead to muscle cramps and loss of muscle effiecency
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What will Dehydration result in?
- Decreased blood pressure - Increased thirst - Increased heart rate - Retention of body heat - Declining of performance
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How long can Recovery take?
Recovery can take minutes, hours or days, depending on the level of stress experienced by the body
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What does 'Cooling-down' involve?
it involves performing some kind of light, continuous exercise so that the heart rate remains elevated
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What is EPOC?
'Excessive post-exercise oxygen consumption' refers to the elevation of ventilation and heart rates after exercise when compared with levels before
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Define Carbohydrate Loading
a legal method of boosting the amount of glycogen in the body before a competition or event
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What is an Ergogenic Aid?
any external influences that can positively affect physical or mental performance
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What are the benefits of Compression Clothing?
- Better muscle allignment and structure, causing: - reduced msucle damage - improvement in circulation, increased awarness, increased power, incerased endurance
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