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Energy Systems

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    Christian Gordon R.
    Christian Gordon R.

    Muscle contraction comes from the breaking of ATP becomes ADP.

    Phomolo P.
    Phomolo P.

    There are two energy systems used in during the process of respiration. Aerobic Respiration, meaning 'with oxygen' which is used for long-term, steady paced exercise and day-to-day activities and Anaerobic Respiration or 'without oxygen' which produces fast bursts of energy for short, powerful bursts. The Anaerobic system can be divided into two further systems, ATP-PC and Lactic acid. All energy systems work together, but the intensity and type of activity will determine which system is predominant.

    Zachary B.
    Zachary B.

    What are different energy systems?

    Rk S.
    Rk S.

    Energy Systems:- Energy systems provide us with the energy for muscles and other organs in the body to function. We are totally reliant on our muscular system for any type of movement. It is energy systems that provide the necessary energy for this movement to take place. It is a complex process that involves three systems working simultaneously. In most situations, one system dominates over the others; depending on the duration of the exercise being undertaken, the intensity of the exercise undertaken and the fitness level of the athlete at the time. It is essential that you have an accurate and sound understanding of energy systems. It forms the basis and grounding for laboratory reports 1 and 2, and is a major part of the November exam. In our muscles, we have a chemical that is directly responsible for supplying the energy for muscular contraction. This chemical molecule is called adenosine triphosphate - commonly called "ATP". The energy from this molecule is supplied to the muscle for contraction in the following way: ATP is made up of a complex molecule known as adenosine.

    Muhammad S.
    Muhammad S.

    Explain the energy system.

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