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1

What is the equation for aerobic exercise?

glucose + oxygen = energy + carbon dioxide + water

2

What is the equation for anaerobic exercise?

glucose = energy + lactic acid

3

What is lactic acid

A by product of anaerobic exercise.

4

If lactic acid levels get too high what can this cause?

Muscle begin to ache and may cause cramp

5

What must be present for the body to produce energy aerobically?

Oxygen

6

When a person is producing energy anaerobically they are exercising at a ...................... inensity

very high

7

What is glucose?

The source of energy for the body.

8

Where do we get glucose from?

The food we eat

9

What is glucose stored as in the body?

Glycogen

10

What 2 sources of energy can be used for aerobic respiration?

Carbohydrates
Fats

11

What source of energy is used for anaerobic respiration?

Carbohydrates

12

What energy source would be used for short, high intensity exercise?

Carbohydrate

13

What energy source would be used for longer exercise, up to 2 hours?

Carbohydrate and fat

14

What energy source would be used for very long duration of exercise at a low intensity?

Fat stores would be used