Award Date

1-1-1998

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Kinesiology

First Committee Member

John Young

Number of Pages

272

Abstract

The question regarding oxygen uptake kinetics centers on the rate-limiting step. This study was designed to observe the oxygen uptake response that occurs between a crossover of modes of priming exercises. Participants completed three exercise trials. Trial 1 involved cycling from rest to a target workload, Triat 2 entailed cycling from rest to light and then to the target workload, and Trial 3 was from rest to stepping followed by cycling at the target workload. Transitions from rest had similar half-time (1/2 t) values. Transitions that occurred after a priming exercise produced longer 1/2 t to steady state regardless of the mode of exercise: cycling from low to target workload =62 seconds, cycling after stepping =76 seconds. This data suggests that when oxygen uptake kinetics is concerned, exercise transitions from rest are more efficient than transitions from a warmed up state regardless of the mode of priming exercise.

Keywords

Crossover; Exercise; Priming; Response; Transitional

Controlled Subject

Kinesiology; Physiology

File Format

pdf

File Size

6236.16 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/fdkp-wvue


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