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The flow of energy in a biological system
The conversion of macronutrients into biologically usable form if energy.
The breakdown of large molecules,
Associated with the release of energy.
The synthesis of larger molecules from smaller molecules.
Can be accomplished using the energy released from the catabolic reactions.
Energy-releasing reactions that are generally catabolic in nature.
Require energy and include anabolic processes and the contraction of muscle.
3 Basic Energy Systems
Provides ATP primarily for short-duration, high intensity activities
Active at the start of all exercise regardless of intensity
Uses the creatine kinase reaction to maintain the concentration of ATP
This is controlled by the law of mass action.
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