Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption

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  1. EPOC
    The volume of oxygen consumed during the recovery above that which normally would have been consumed at rest during the same period of time.
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  3. Fast Replenishment Stage
    • First stage of the recovery process.
    • Relates to the immediate consumption of oxygen following exercise.
    • Primary function is to re-saturate myoglobin with oxygen and provide arobic energy to resynthesise ATP and PC.
    • Completed within 2-3 minutes.
  4. Slow Replenishment Stage
    • Restock gycogen levels.
    • Maintenance of elevated HR.
    • % of Lactic Acid converted to glycogen in liver and muscles.
    • % of Lactic Acid converted into COand H2O (sweat).
    • Completed within 2-3 hours.
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Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption
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