Flashcards in 1.3 Aerobic and anaerobic exercise Deck (14)
What is the equation for aerobic exercise?
glucose + oxygen = energy + carbon dioxide + water
What is the equation for anaerobic exercise?
glucose = energy + lactic acid
What is lactic acid
A by product of anaerobic exercise.
If lactic acid levels get too high what can this cause?
Muscle begin to ache and may cause cramp
What must be present for the body to produce energy aerobically?
When a person is producing energy anaerobically they are exercising at a ...................... inensity
What is glucose?
The source of energy for the body.
Where do we get glucose from?
The food we eat
What is glucose stored as in the body?
What 2 sources of energy can be used for aerobic respiration?
What source of energy is used for anaerobic respiration?
What energy source would be used for short, high intensity exercise?
What energy source would be used for longer exercise, up to 2 hours?
Carbohydrate and fat