The role of maximal oxygen uptake in exercise performance.

@article{Snell1984TheRO,
  title={The role of maximal oxygen uptake in exercise performance.},
  author={Peter G. Doyle J. Laurie Snell and Jere H. Mitchell},
  journal={Clinics in chest medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={51-62}
}
The maximal ability to deliver oxygen to the tissues of the body establishes the upper limit of endurance performance; however, the ability of the skeletal muscles to utilize a high oxygen load for a sustained period of time is also of great importance. The fatigue that limits endurance is due to a local limitation of oxygen or substrate, which leads to excessive anaerobic metabolism or decreased energy production. The peripheral adaptation from specific and intense training may further improve… CONTINUE READING

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