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Molecule that serves as a source of phosphate and energy in muscle cells

Creatine phosphate (CP)

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Type of muscle fibre used in short bursts of activity

Fast-twitch (type 2) fibre

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Produced by the fermentation of pyruvate in mammalian muscle cells

Lactic acid

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Painful condition caused by the accumulation of lactic acid in muscles

Muscle fatigue

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Protein in muscle tissue that can bind with oxygen

Myoglobin

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Builds up during fermentation in muscle cells

Oxygen debt

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Muscle attached to skeleton that brings about locomotion

Skeletal muscle

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Type of muscle fibre used in endurance activities

Slow-twitch (type 1) fibre