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1

What are the three types of muscle fibres

1 slow oxidative (SO)
2. Fast oxidative glycolytic (FOG)
3. Fast glycolytic (FG)

2

What are slow oxidative fibres

The endurance fibres

3

What are fast oxidative glycolytic fibres

Speed endurance fibres

4

What are fast glycolytic fibres

Speed/power fibres

5

Talk about the size of the three fibres

SO = small
FOG = intermediate
FG = large

6

Talk about the neurone size for the three fibres

SO = small
FOG = intermediate
FG = large

7

Talk about the amount of capillaries for the three fibres

SO = many
FOG = many
FG = few

8

Talk about the myoglobin of the three fibres

SO = high
FOG = high
FG = low

9

Talk about mitochondria content for the three fibres

SO = many
FOG = many
FG = few

10

Talk about the glycogen stores for the three fibres

SO = low
FOG = intermediate
FG = high

11

Talk about the phosphocreatine (pc) stores for the three fibres

SO = low
FOG = intermediate
FG = high

12

Talk about the speed of contraction for the three fibres

SO = slow
FOG = fast
FG = fast

13

Talk about the force of contraction for the three fibres

SO = low
FOG = high
FG = high

14

Talk about the rate of fatigue for the three fibres

SO = slow
FOG = intermediate
FG = fast

15

What are the predominant ATP pathways for the three fibres

SO = aerobic
FOG = aerobic and anaerobic
FG = anaerobic

16

Talk about the speed of recovery for the three muscle fibres

SO = slow
FOG = intermediate
FG = fast

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