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The effect of endurance training on human ammonia metabolism

Snow, Rodney J (1988) The effect of endurance training on human ammonia metabolism. Research Master thesis, Footscray Institute of Technology.

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This thesis examines human ammonia (NH3) metabolism in trained and untrained individuals. Specifically, these aspects include: 1) plasma NH3 accumulation during exercise at similar absolute and relative work intensities; 2) plasma NH3 accumulation during recovery from maximal exercise; 3) the absolute and relative work intensities at which blood lactate (LA) and plasma NH3 concentrations begin to rapidly accumulate (i.e the LA breakpoint - LABP, and NH3 breakpoint - NH3BP); 4) the relationship between the NH3BP and LABP, and 5) the relationship between plasma NH3, blood (LA), and muscle fibre type.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master thesis)
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Master of Applied Science. Jointly Department of Physical Education and Recreation, and Department of Chemistry and Biology

Uncontrolled Keywords: Ammonia, Metabolism, Exercise, training, muscle fibre, plasma, blood lactate
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
FOR Classification > 1101 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2010 22:18
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:44
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15694
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