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Determinants of ventilation during exercise

McCoy, Michael (1990) Determinants of ventilation during exercise. Research Master thesis, Footscray Institute of Technology.

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The anaerobic threshold hypothesis suggests a causal link between the ventilatory and lactate responses to exercise. If such a causal link exists, it should be evident in all subjects, regardless of fitness levels. There is also evidence to support a role of potassium in the regulation of ventilation. Further, numerous authors have suggested that submaximal threshold indices can accurately predict performance. The following conclusions were drawn from the results of this thesis:(1) changes in ventilation during exercise are regulated by a number of inputs including La- and K+, both of which are important;(2) the LT1 and the VT1 may have a causal relationship even considering the role of K+ in the regulation of ventilation; and(3) threshold indices measured during incremental work tests do not accurately predict endurance performance, represented by a one hour self-paced trial.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master thesis)
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Master of Applied Science

Uncontrolled Keywords: exercise, anaerobics, lactate, ventilation, physiological effects
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1116 Medical Physiology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2010 00:23
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:44
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