Aerobic capacity and fractional utilisation of aerobic capacity in elite and non-elite male and female marathon runners

@article{Maughan1983AerobicCA,
  title={Aerobic capacity and fractional utilisation of aerobic capacity in elite and non-elite male and female marathon runners},
  author={Ronald J Maughan and John B Leiper},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={52},
  pages={80-87}
}
The physiology of marathon running has been extensively studied both in the laboratory and in the field, but these investigations have been confined to elite competitors. In the present study 28 competitors who took part in a marathon race (42.2 km) have been studied; 18 male subjects recorded times from 2 h 19 min 58 s to 4 h 53 min 23 s; 10 female subjects recorded times between 2 h 53 min 4 s and 5 h 16 min 1 s. Subjects visited the laboratory 2–3 weeks after the race and ran on a motor… CONTINUE READING

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