Aerobic threshold, anaerobic threshold, and maximal oxygen uptake of Japanese speed-skaters.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the physiologic and metabolic parameters of speed-skaters with different training regimes and performance level and examine some physiologic prerequisites for speed-skating. The subjects were 25 male speed-skaters including members of the 1984 Japanese National Speed Skating Team whose ages ranged from 19 to 25… CONTINUE READING