Misconceptions about Aerobic and Anaerobic Energy Expenditure

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ABSTRACT : The measurement of gas exchange has played an invaluable role in metabolic interpretation. The uptake of 1 liter of oxygen is often converted into an energy expenditure estimate of 21.1 kilojoules (e.g., 1 L O2 = 21.1 kJ or ~5 kcal). This article demonstrates both the importance of such a conversion and the potential for misinterpretation. Oxygen uptake during heavy and severe exercise will also be discussed.

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Scott, C. (2005). Misconceptions about Aerobic and Anaerobic Energy Expenditure. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.1186/1550-2783-2-2-32

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