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1

How many mitochondria does slow twitch fibres have?

many

2

How many mitochondria does fast twitch fibres have?

few

3

What type of activities are slow twitch fibres good for?

endurance e.g. long distance running

4

What type of activities are fast twitch fibres good for?

sprinting or weightlifting

5

What is the major storage fuel of slow twitch fibres?

fats

6

What is the major storage fuel of fast twitch fibres?

glycogen and creatine phosphate

7

What is the blood supply of slow twitch fibres?

a large blood supply

8

What is the blood supply of fast twitch fibres?

a lower blood supply

9

What is the concentration of myglobin of slow twitch fibres?

high

10

What is the concentration of myglobin of fast twitch fibres?

low